Why I keep choosing natural birth

If you are pregnant and live in Albemarle County or the surrounding area, we would love to help you feel empowered and informed about giving birth. You can register for my next Bradley Natural Childbirth classes here that starts Sunday,

First Trimester Update

Well I'm 15 weeks and STARTING to feel a little more like myself. Like most women, I'm relieved the first trimester - full of queasiness and fatigue - is over. And I'm actually excited to have a pregnant belly and

"God Bless America!" Gabe's Birth Story

Monday, January 19 9:15AM – I go to what I was hoping was my last appointment with my chiropractor to make sure my pelvis and SI are aligned. 10AM – 39 Week checkup with Dr. Wolansky. I am already 3cm dilated,

Quincy's Birth Story

On Friday, March 1st, 2013 we met with my amazing midwife, Marsha Jackson, for my 39 week appointment. I was 3cm dilated and we decided to strip my membranes and try castor oil since we were anticipating a large baby.