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Giving birth is a profound and transformative moment in a person’s life. We want you to feel ready and knowledgeable for your labor and baby’s debut! Here you can explore expert advice on topics like vaginal unmedicated and medicated births, C-section births, home births, birth center births, and adoption. Read inspiring birth stories, helpful tips, and essential product recommendations that can support you through this life-changing journey.

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What to Wear at a Hospital Birth

What To Wear at a Hospital Birth

There are a lot of options for what to wear at a hospital birth. We're sharing the top birthing gowns, labor and delivery gowns, and more.

Checklist: What to Pack in Your Birth Center Bag

Checklist: What to Pack in Your Birth Center Bag

Planning to give birth at a freestanding birth center? This mama shares her checklist for what to pack in your birth center bag.

The ULTIMATE Hospital Bag Checklist

The ULTIMATE Hospital Bag Checklist

From a doula, here is the ultimate hospital bag checklist that has everything you will need for you, your partner, and baby!

Recommended Pregnancy and Birth Books

Recommended Pregnancy and Birth Books

A list of recommended pregnancy books to read when pregnant. Yes, it's long. No, you don't have to read them all. But they are all great!

Top 10 Essential Oils for Labor and Birth

Top 10 Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery

I'm sharing with you the top 10 essential oils for labor that helped me tremendously through every stage of birth. Learn more about this.

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Recommended Pregnancy and Birth Books

Recommended Pregnancy and Birth Books

A list of recommended pregnancy books to read when pregnant. Yes, it's long. No, you don't have to read them all. But they are all great!

What to Wear at a Hospital Birth

What To Wear at a Hospital Birth

There are a lot of options for what to wear at a hospital birth. We're sharing the top birthing gowns, labor and delivery gowns, and more.

Top 10 Essential Oils for Labor and Birth

Top 10 Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery

I'm sharing with you the top 10 essential oils for labor that helped me tremendously through every stage of birth. Learn more about this.

The ULTIMATE Hospital Bag Checklist

The ULTIMATE Hospital Bag Checklist

From a doula, here is the ultimate hospital bag checklist that has everything you will need for you, your partner, and baby!

Products to Help Prepare Your Body for Labor & Birth

Products To Help Prepare Your Body for Labor and Birth

Prepare your body for labor and birth with these 10 products. They can help you have a smoother, more enjoyable experience.

Checklist: What to Pack in Your Birth Center Bag

Checklist: What to Pack in Your Birth Center Bag

Planning to give birth at a freestanding birth center? This mama shares her checklist for what to pack in your birth center bag.

What’s in my Purse: The Hospital Edition

What’s in my Purse: The Hospital Edition

Expecting and not sure what to pack in your hospital bag? One mom is sharing what she packed in her hospital bag for the birth of her third baby.