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Trust Birth- Teri Shilling (www.capersbooksto...) I noticed this on the wall at my first appointment with my midwife. I loved it and found myself a copy- postcard size and it sat on my bedroom dresser so that I saw it every day of my pregnancy

Trust your pregnant body- it was designed to grow that baby and then give birth to it. Stop medicalizing a natural act.

Just as a woman's heart knows how and when to pump her lungs to inhale and her hand to pull back from fire so she knows when and how to give birth

Natural/Home Birthing Celebrities--I love that people who could afford any birth they wanted would choose to birth naturally, at home.

I love this! Positive affirmations during labor. I wish everyone would go into labor with this mindset-- especially the first..."I will put my needs, my desires, my hopes, and my feelings on hold so I can concentrate on giving my baby the birth that he needs."

Joyful birth affirmation- Preparing for a positive birth. Best childbirth preparation kit, thepinkkit.com

Even babies who are not born in a hospital are required to have newborn screening! If a home birth is planned, the licensed midwife or doula may be qualified to complete the newborn screening blood test and hearing screen.

My friend Meghan's home birth. She shared, so I'll repin. She's amazing and a trooper! I'm going the hospital route. :) -sarah