fear in birth

Sheila Kamara Hay and Laura Shanley in a Conversation to Transform Birth

Meet a Birth Revolutionary!

15 years ago when I was fiercely preparing for my "reclamation" birth, reading everything I could, practicing, learning... I came across Laura Shanley and ...

Rites of Passage

This blog post has been a long time coming. Perhaps when the intensity of a situation is so strong, some time has to pass ...

State of Emergency

I have come to realize that I am a naturalist. I trust deeply in the design of Mother Nature- her beauty, her cleverness, her remarkable ...

A Force of Nature

I got to witness Hurricane Sandy up front and close.  Out my living room window, I watched as some of the most massive trees ...

What is so sexy about birth???

Recently, I was telling a friend about Ecstatic birth and I noticed that she had a dubious look on her face. When I questioned ...

The more I melt into my body…

Looking back on the past year, I realize my overarching theme emerged in full force with the Ecstatic Birth Body Series: "The more I ...

What’s with the SHAME?!?!

The Ecstatic Birth Body Series was absolutely stunning. Sheri Winston blew the socks off the participants with her tour of a Woman's anatomy and all the connections ...

What’s an Ecstatic Birth anyway?

Perhaps you imagine an Ecstatic Birth all serene and lovely... It definitely could be. Perhaps it is a water birth with the woman smiling as ...

Expansion, contraction, expansion…

You will never guess where I am- I'm cringing as I write this... I'm... ..on... ..the... BEACH! That is right. I am on vacation. ...
EB - Gold Divider