How Can I Prepare For My VBAC?

How Can I Prepare For My VBAC?

When you have had the cascade of interventions, the experience of being bullied in labor, or ended up with a planned or unplanned cesarean you know that you have questions that need answered. Most of you will go see the same doctor, unless you have moved or had other reasons to switch your providers. Many of you will find out that your care provider is less than enthusiastic about you wanting to “try” for a VBAC. 


You have questions and want answers, which you should, but will you actually ask your questions? Are you too nervous to have the conversation because your doctor makes you feel inferior any time you ask a question? Here are some ways that you can prepare for your VBAC, that you have control over and will have a huge impact on whether you are successful or not.



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Is Having A Birth Plan Important?

Is Having A Birth Plan Important?

Birth plans are becoming more and more commonplace and you might be wondering what purpose they hold for you in your pregnancy and childbirth journey. Not planning, or not even realizing that you can plan, your birth can leave you feeling like you didn’t have a say or like you weren’t seen or heard in the moments that mattered most when having your baby. 


Having a birth plan can help you process many aspects and have ready responses, making it easier for you in the emotionally and physically charged moments that you are in the process of welcoming your baby earth side. Here are some reasons why having a birth plan is important.....

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Ever feel like you just can’t…….

Ever feel like you just can’t…….

For the past week I have been trying to get back into the swing of things after being at my mom’s for a week and then having my dad visiting for a few days. It has seemed like I’m just exhausted and have no motivation to get things done. It doesn’t help that I have some deadlines looming and have a laundry list of things that need to get done in the next few weeks either.


As I sit writing this now I am kind of wondering if this may be connected to any limiting beliefs I may have surrounding what these next few weeks and what I’m working on are going to bring to my life. You know like that.....

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Doing things scared and excited…..

Doing things scared and excited…..

How many times throughout our lives do we find ourselves in a “growth spurt” of sorts where we have to make decisions to move in directions that make us uncomfortable, and we feel scared and excited at the same time? Have you ever looked back at these moments and realized how you were being stretched to move into something new?


It’s funny because we are all on a journey and we are all called to do something great with our time here on earth. Yes, all of us! For some it takes........

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Do you dream of doing big things?

Do you dream of doing big things?

Ever since I can remember I have loved the idea of supporting moms through labor and welcoming their child earthside. Childbirth is such an amazing journey to witness and be a part of. There is strength, perseverance, sheer willpower, and primal beauty in every aspect of it.

In 2019 I met a couple, we talked for hours and hours about pregnancy and childbirth.......

They said, "Amanda, you need to start a YouTube channel to share what you have been sharing with us." I was in love with the idea and couldn’t wait to make it happen. I started to work on it a little but I’ll be honest, it wasn’t going anywhere, there were too many things that I just didn’t know and had no idea how or where to get started in......


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