This Is Why
This piece is meant to be a response to all those "Why on earth would you not get an epidural/give birth outside a hospital/choose a midwife/etc" comments.
Childbirth can be one of the most amazing, rewarding, heart-opening experiences. A woman goes through the challenging yet euphoric journey of labor, works with her baby, and together they emerge as a new creation. Oxytocin levels will never be higher for that mom and baby then at the moment of birth. This is birth how it is meant to be.
A huge thank you to my doula clients and midwife Sarah Stone at Mountain Midwifery Center for allowing me to use their birth photos as reference! It was such an honor to be at their birth.
This is Why - Aromatherapy Locket
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