May 25, 2017

All of the images in this post were captured and developed by the very talented and newest (to the area) Richmond, VA birth photographer of Focus on Joy Photography

I had never heard of HypnoBirthing until my midwife recommended it to me. At the time, I wa...

May 18, 2017

Nora's Birth Story

Born: 4/6/15 at 9:36 am

Birth stats: 7 lbs. 2 oz./19 inches long/13 ½ head circumference

Day 2: 6 lbs. 14 oz.

          I'd been having contractions almost nightly for a week and a half. They felt like true labor and would get more intense...

May 11, 2017

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I never wanted kids. They weren’t in my plan and I was adamant that I would never be a mom. However life had other plans. My fiancé and I conceived while on vacation in Abu Dhabi. A place whe...

May 9, 2017

I learned a new trick and made a little video:

A current schedule of classes is here.

May 4, 2017

Two things that I do not like:  

           1. Asking a postpartum family to do anything at all

           2. Writing

So it felt awkward for me to reach out to my past students and ask them to share a written...

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