Jaika’s Birth Story

Jaika’s Birth Story

In November of 2005 I was at work at the Pregnancy Resource Center where I was the Executive Director. I think they call it a CEO now but anyway the volunteers and staff had left for the day and I was finishing paperwork in my office. I had been using natural family...
Boosting Your Immune System & Preventing Covid-19

Boosting Your Immune System & Preventing Covid-19

-Wendy Fowler, LM, CPM The best way to deal with Covid during pregnancy to prevent infection. Even here there are mixed opinions. The following are suggestions you can research and implement into your own family. Please take this seriously, it may have a large effect...
Bethany’s Birth Story

Bethany’s Birth Story

After two textbook pregnancies with “natural” (no epidurals but small doses of Stadol, an IV narcotic), our third baby came in true “wild card” fashion. It was 2003 and we’d just moved into Bowie from nearby Sunset. Ashlyn was six and Hope was two years old. I spent...
A Midwife’s Birth Stories

A Midwife’s Birth Stories

My best emotional advice to all new moms is to journal their birth stories. We think we’ll always remember every single detail, but time fades some of our details and may even blend them together. I am very inconsistent when it comes to journaling but I try to...
When the Midwives Say “No.”

When the Midwives Say “No.”

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! You’ve been reading birth stories and waiting for it to be your turn. You knew you’d like to give birth at a birth center so as a responsible patient, you’ve submitted your referral paperwork to get all your ducks in a row. You call...