September 24, 2019

The title says it all.  This family traveled all the way from Trinidad to have their birth attended by Corina Hossle.  Aren't we so lucky to have the option locally.  Check out Embrace Birth Center and Midwifery Care if you are curious about OUT...

September 16, 2019

This family was one of my first to work with as a young doula. I treasure the opportunity to work with them every time their family grows!

September 9, 2019

This was the second time that I was blessed to document the water birth of this family's newest member at Embrace Birth Center and Midwifery Care.  I love working there because reverence for the family is the guiding force at all times.

September 3, 2019

It was a Tuesday.  I was 40 weeks and 6 days  pregnant. For weeks leading up to my due date I had obsessed over every little sign or symptom that labor might be imminent. My google history was a long list of questions like, “Does diarrhea mean labor is co...

July 8, 2019

I am always thrilled to witness and document the birth of a baby.  It is always beautiful, regardless of context. The ones at home feel especially special though.  I think it is because of the thick loving energy that saturates the entire home. You can fe...

July 1, 2019

When I am doing hypnosis for birth (private sessions) I occasionally reference that there are no obstacles along the path. Sometimes the "obstacles" simply are the path. Well this family navigated their path like nothing I have previously witnessed. I can...

February 24, 2019

There is no way to express the mountain of gratitude for families willing to share their birth story with me and with you.  This is Aurora's birth as written by her mom <3

It was a morning just like any other, but of course, I woke up thinking, maybe...

February 13, 2019

Unfortunately, The United States is one of the worst developed countries for birth outcomes. Fortunately,  Richmond VA is one of the best places in The United States for for birth options.  Scenes like those pictured here are not terribly uncommon in RVA....