water birth

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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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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Arvilla’s First Birth: An Unexpected Vaginal Breech Birth without Fear

February 22, 2014

Arvilla had an incredibly powerful hypnobirth. She birthed without fear even during a scary situation (discovering the baby was breech at the last second). I love that Arvilla found her voice during this birth and learned how strong she truly is.  I call my husband into the bathroom. The pee stick was positive we were […]

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Lindsey’s first birth: Fast, comfortable water birth at Better Birth in Orem

September 5, 2013

Lindsey and Michael took my HypnoBirthing classes and finished the Daddy Doula Training the day before their baby was born! They had a fantastic, quick labor where ALL of their birth preferences were honored. This story is told from Dad’s perspective. My favorite part is where he says Lindsey “bellowed just a bit” when she […]

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Devin’s First Birth: Natural Water Birth at IMC Hospital in Murray

June 21, 2013

This story is a great source of inspiration for couples who are planning a natural hospital birth. I absolutely love this birth journey for several reasons:  Mom sleeps during early labor and stays relaxed at home for as long as she is comfortable being there. This couple chooses patience over pitocin. They decline the midwife’s […]

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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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Accidentally Unassisted Homebirth Video

August 1, 2010

This is the easiest birth I’ve ever seen. The surprised look on the mom’s face as her baby slips out easily and she pulls him up out of the water is priceless. She says, “Labor was so fast the midwife didn’t make it in time. When we called her to ask where she was, she said […]

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