natural birth in utah

Did you know a hospital birth can look like this?

November 3, 2016

Tayler’s Second Birth: A quick, comfortable Water Birth in the Hospital “I had a really long labor (36 hours) with my first. I had a lot of fear that I would have that long of labor again with my second. With the help of Lauralyn Curtis’s class and my Doula Danielle Wilstead I was able […]

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Lydia’s First Birth: A “home birth in the hospital”

June 9, 2014

I love to hear my Hypnobirthing couples share their beautiful, natural hospital birth stories! Hypnobirthing Utah mom Lydia’s birth progressed naturalIy, without unnecessary interventions. Reading through it, I felt like I could have been reading about a wonderful home birth! I actually cheered when I read what this first-time mama did when the midwife offered to rupture […]

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Christa’s First Birth: Quick, comfortable, unplanned home birth

April 20, 2014

To our son Jameson, To begin I just want to say that this is an amazing birth story!! That may sound prideful to some, but truly we had an amazing experience. I really don’t feel that there are words precise enough to describe the emotions I feel as I write this. Some may be skeptical […]

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Jessica’s First Birth: Beautiful Water birth at IMC Hospital in Murray

March 28, 2014

Wednesday, March 19th 6:23 AM: After a restless night of what I thought were just normal cramps I woke up to a little trickle of water and ran to the bathroom where my water burst. Josh was still in bed so I called out to him “We’re having a baby!” And then I started shaking uncontrollably […]

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Ashley’s Fourth Birth: Born in the Bathroom before midwife arrives!

February 8, 2014

Here’s a bit of my history, before I get to the birth! This is my 4th baby, my previous 3 were all born at home. I had a lot of fears about having another baby and after getting pregnant I very seriously considered having an elective c-section. Then I started looking into hypnobirthing. I felt […]

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Kirstin’s first birth: Quick hospital birth before the doctor arrives!

September 5, 2013

This is a really fun birth story. Mom birthed so quickly the doctor didn’t make it. My favorite part is the nurses telling her to hold her breath and push, while mom ignores them and breathes her baby down and out in 3 minutes!  Thinking back it all really started Thursday August 29th.  I went […]

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Carleigh’s Second Birth: Quick, Natural Hospital Birth; Great Example of the Fetal Ejection Reflex

June 28, 2013

When James and I decided to try for another baby, there were a lot of discussions on how we wanted to handle this birth. I’d had a wonderful experience birthing my daughter Elijiah, but I will be honest and say I did NOT know all the options I had, or the choices I could make. […]

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Kelsy’s Third Birth: Homebirth after Two Cesareans

June 11, 2013

Trusting My Nature and Intuition: Our Natural Homebirth after two Cesarean Sections My birth story truly begins with the journey of my pregnancy. My first son was breech, which wasn’t discovered until after I’d already had my water broken, so I was only given the choice to have a c-­ section. Between my two sons, I […]

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Erin’s First Birth: Beautiful Birth Story from Two Different Perspectives

June 10, 2013

Ender’s Birth from Mom’s Perspective: Early Thoughts  As a little girl I couldn’t wait to become a mother. I loved the idea of loving and caring for a little one. However, I also remember complaining about being a girl because we were the ones who had to go through the supposedly painful ordeal of giving […]

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Jamie’s First Birth: 2 hours of labor; Nearly births baby on toilet!

December 19, 2012

McKay came into this world in a very fast…but not so furious way. His estimated “due date” was Nov. 30th, so I guess it wasn’t that much of a wait but it sure felt like it! But we felt it was important to let him come into the world on his own time and in […]

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