May these photos shed light on the power and strength of birthing humans for birthing humans everywhere. Birth is beautiful. And homebirth, something uniquely-so as babes are compassionately ushered in earth side in their own time… completely unrushed.
My hope for every birthing person – especially birthing after loss – is that they are supported and educated in the decisions made best for their family. That they are held through tears of heartache and true joy. That they have hope when the burdens feel too heavy to carry.
They wheeled up my bed and that was the first time I saw the NICU, the place I would spend a good part of my days for the next two months. The nurses were sweet but I was scared. You looked tiny and had a million wires all around you. I didn’t know if you were going to be ok and I felt numb. I felt mad and angry too. It wasn’t fair.
According to UNLV researchers, when they analyzed the concentrations of different substances in placenta capsules they not only found small amounts of minerals like iron and zinc. They also analyzed 17 different hormones in the placenta capsules!⠀
When choosing your maternity provider, will you do yourself the biggest favor and ask how they will support you in the postpartum space? Your provider can often pick up complications and issues with lactation, incontinence, and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. For in-home guidance on this and so much more, a postpartum doula is an excellent resource.
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