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Dads explain how they became the perfect birth partners

Birth Partners: Well-Informed Dads are Perfect

I often get asked, ‘Should I bring my partner to the birthing class? The short answer is that up-to-date dads serve as the perfect birth partners. Birth partners are people who give birthing mothers emotional and physical support during the process. Evidence shows that mothers may be able to handle labor much better when a […]

Red Miller teaching antenatal Love Based Birth birthing class

7 Reasons You Need Love Based Birth Birthing Classes

I overheard a conversation in a mums group the other day that made me wonder if it was considered  the norm today to spend more time and effort researching which baby buggy to buy than deciding with who and how to give birth to the baby. Indeed there are many choices in both worlds. However,  […]

Sarah's peaceful birth baby

Peaceful Birth: New Mum Shares Her Secret

A peaceful birth is what all expecting mothers want: a gentle, easy birth with no unprecedented events. Here is an amazing birth peaceful birth story from Sarah, one of our attendees: Dear Red, Jack and I were so grateful to you (and Amy) for all the wisdom, expertise and loving kindness you provided to help […]

Pregnant mother holding belly in birthing class

Are Birthing Classes Necessary? 3 Important Reasons Why They Are Superior to Hospital Classes

As a conscious pregnant parent, you will find yourself asking: Are birthing classes necessary? Independent birth preparation classes are usually taught by someone who is very passionate about birth and is invested in helping you achieve the birth of your dreams. You will learn the importance of discuss things like episiotomy (cutting your vagina) with […]

Last graduates from Love Based Birth class

Mothers Describe Birth in 1 Word

We asked two mothers from our Love Based Birth preparation program to describe birth in one word. Look at these amazing shining, confident, connected faces. These two women have had their babies in the last 2 todays! Yeah! I asked them both the same thing I ask every woman: ‘what’s the one word to describe […]

Water birth stories: Jasmine, Paul, and Alex

Water Birth Stories: Extraordinary Birth of Alex

Recently, we were informed by one of our students about the water birth stories of Alex.  I love these birth stories: especially when they tell a story of a couple who do a fabulous job of taking responsibility and owning the process. This is the story of Jasmine, Paul and baby Alex who attending the […]

Pregnancy Moon is Here!

Super excited to announce the Pregnancy Moon website is up and registration is open! The feedback has been so overwhelming positive, thank you all and keep it coming! It was serendipitous that our planned launch of Pregnancy Moon last night happen to coincide with overnight house guest..Debra Pascali-Bonaro! Many of you know her well from […]

Romancing and Preparing for Birth

Photo: http://www.elizabethmessina.com How does combining romance with birth preparation into an unforgettable retreat sound to you? I’ve been encouraging couples to date each other during pregnancy for over 10 years. The arrival of your baby brings an expansion of your love as it blossoms into a family. In that blossoming there will naturally be a time when […]