Category Archives: Birth Stories

Reid’s Birth Story: Doula Client

On 2/19/20, at 4:30 AM I started noticing multiple contractions and was SO excited! I prayed that this was the real deal & that I would meet my baby so soon. By 5:30 AM I started timing contractions – 10 … Continue reading

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What a birth date 2-20-2020!!

2.19.20 I woke up that morning and went to brunch with Some friends atRestoration Hardware, then I was treated to a pedicure. I thought I had amidwife apt the next day so when I got home I vacuumed my floors … Continue reading

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COVID-19 has Women Rushing to Change Their Birth Plan and Deliver at Home.

The COVID-19 has women rushing to have a home birth in fear that in the hospitals they will not be ALLOWED to their support person. Even fathers are being excluded from the birth of their child in many hospitals. News … Continue reading

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“An incredibly beautiful, sacred experience”

I was 41 weeks pregnant with zero sign that labor was on its way. I was getting a little worried but anytime I started to panic, I called MaryAnne and Becca and they “talked me off the ledge” and helped … Continue reading

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The birth of Hannah Belle Anne

July 29, Monday night We lay in bed and I struggled to fall asleep for the first time. Felt my first REAL pressure wave at 10 p.m, immediately followed by a pop feeling. I got up to use the restroom … Continue reading

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The Birth of Willow

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The birth of a first time mom,

Every time I look at his tiny hands, feet, and sweet little face – I still can’t believe that he is our baby and that he is really here! His birth was such a painful but beautiful process. I would … Continue reading

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Birth of Daniel Elijah

We moved from Arkansas where I birthed my first two babies at home with the same midwife.  We loved her.  Before too long we moved to Tennessee and I got pregnant conceived. I miscarried before it was time to find … Continue reading

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A Beautiful, tasteful video of birth.

Becca Hightower who has recently taken on Midwifery duties with Tender Beginnings (after 7 years as an assistant) is depicted in this video at her first solo birth offering compassionate care and springing into action.  Of course she had a … Continue reading

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Hunter Daniel’s birth story. It was January 15th at 8:53 am that I met my first born son.

Hunter Daniel’s birth story.   It was January 15th at 8:53 am that I met my first born son. Leading up to that day, that moment, I feel that the last several years of research, learning, and decisions all came together. … Continue reading

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