Healing from Vaginal Tears

Now, let’s talk about the healing process. My main goal in sharing this is to help lessen fear, not increase it.   But before we do, I don’t want to sugar coat things. Yes, my baby quite literally split my yaya right open when I shot them through the burning ring of fire, and even…

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Tearing During Childbirth

I want to take a moment to talk about a topic that I have yet to since giving birth, and that was tearing while giving birth. Below are photos that I have never shown and include some pretty graphic images and blood, just as warning. While giving birth to Wilder, I tore and ended up…

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It Was Positive!

It was positive. I knew it would be, but it was REALLY positive and it hit me just how far along I was. Eight weeks to be exact, which I found out the next week at my first OB apt. When I walked out of the bathroom and told Kristie, both of us stood in…

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A Birth and a Sacred Story

I’ve held onto most of this sacred story for a year now, holding it like the newborn it was. ¬†Just as you too, were once my newborn. Something that feels so long ago and yet I can feel your warm, squishy body being placed on mine as if it were just seconds ago. I’m still…

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Birthing a Tiny Human is EXHAUSTING.

I’m not sure how, but it has been almost a year since this moment. A year since this level of exhaustion and moment of deep relief were present. When I think back at this moment, I remember feeling myself shifting from being both in and out of my body. That’s the thing about my natural…

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