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Pregnancy Moon’s first baby is a VBAC!

The first baby from our Pregnancy Moon Birth Preparation and Paradise retreat was born under the March full moon as a successful VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Caesarean)! It feels so fitting that the first Pregnancy Moon baby is a VBAC because tools for success include: A determined mother and a supportive birth partner spending time together to get […]

Birth myths: Baby being born

Top 3 Myths About Birth

There are myths about birth out there that should be dispelled. The moment one person becomes two is the most amazing moment in all of existence. Sadly, it is a magic moment that holds a lot of fear for many women. This fear has crept in from highly dramatised media sources like movies or magazines and […]

Mother tying umbilical chord

Woman Powered Birth

Photo: Unison Photo (this is what a lifeless cord looks like and the appropriate time to cut) Birth belongs in the hands of the woman doing it. All birth is woman powered birth. Birth attendants are support people. Not the stars of the show, just the supporting cast. People often ask me how many babies I have delivered. […]

Midwifery Model of Care: What is Midwifery?

Midwifery Model of Care by Birth Photographer

This is an account of the Midwifery Model of Care through the eyes of a birth photographer/doula. I was at a birth recently. There was a birth photographer attending, to document. I have worked with professional photographers at birth before and I am very welcoming of their presence; it is so important for people to […]