One Word That Could Make All The Difference In Your Labor

   “I’m in labor!” one of my friends recently texted me. And as I started to pray for her, I immediately had the thought, Why do we call it labor? What if we called it co-labor instead? Like what if she texted me and said; “I’m in co-labor!” Because truly that’s what God created it to be. And that’s the frame of mind we want to have as we enter the wild journey birth. Labor is what came after the fall; a labor and toil that God never intended us to experience. But Read More

6 Reasons You Want a Doula at Your Birth!

As you seek God’s heart for your birth and prepare for the type of birth you long for, make sure to pray about adding a doula to your birth team! After experiencing one birth without a doula and one birth with a doula, I can honestly say that it made a HUGE difference and I can’t imagine giving birth again without one. A birth doula is someone who provides physical, emotional, spiritual, and informational support to you and your partner throughout the labor and birth. Here’s what that looks like… She Read More

How To Hear God’s Voice for Your Birth

Above all the research you do, the books you read, and the advice you get, the MOST IMPORTANT thing for you to know during your pregnancy and birth is what God is saying to you. His wisdom far surpasses google, the documentary you watched, and your mom’s well-meaning advice. He knows you and your baby intimately and has a beautiful plan for your pregnancy and birth if you will trust Him and follow His voice. I recently talked with a good friend who’s had three AMAZING supernatural births! I asked Read More

Enjoying The Work of Birth! (Holy Spirit lessons through my 3-year-old)

As I watched Ben play outside today, God gave me a powerful revelation about labor and birth and all that He created it to be for us. We played outside for 2 hours and the whole time, Ben just wanted to “do some work” as he calls it. He LOVES to rake, sweep, and mow the lawn (with a toy lawn mower). Even though we were at a park, he wanted to do yard work the whole time instead of playing on the playground. Seriously ladies, he’s in heaven when Read More

8 Ways To Prevent Tearing During Your Birth

A lot of moms have a fear of tearing during birth, so today I’m excited to share with you my top 8 ways to prevent tearing during childbirth! I pray that as you put them into practice, you experience a wonderful, tear-free birth with God. And just know that if you do tear a little bit, it’s also not the end of the world. Sometimes there are factors like baby’s position that are out of our control that can make a tear more likely. But lots of moms who tear Read More