It’s not uncommon for people to ask new parents, “can I hear your birth story?” For some listeners, there is great value in learning from the experiences of those who have given birth before them. For others, it can be healing and validating to hear birth stories that are similar to their own. When we remove any components of “competition” or fearmongering and focus on building a community for shared wisdom and support, there can be a mutual benefit from this exchange of stories.  


February 19, 2023

Birth Stories: Why They Matter and How to Share Yours

New mom maybe sharing their birth story as family visitors meet her baby in the hospital.

You’ve probably thought about when and how you will go into labor. But have you thought about what comes next?


November 27, 2022

Preparing for Your Hospital Birth

Hip squeezes on a person in labor during a hospital birth

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