New information shows that low milk supply may be linked with placenta encapsulation.
Doulas should be viewed as a valuable, evidence-based member of the birth care team.
What are some questions to ask your midwife or obstetrician when trying interviewing them for your birth? Here’s a list of questions to ask. Midwife: Home Birth or Free Standing Birth Center What are your credentials? How long have you been practicing? Do you work with a partner and do you have adequate backup? Who […]
in this post….& Maternity & Birth & Birth Film & Lifestyle Newborn & Newborn Film Maternity Photography Birth Photography Andaluz Waterbirth Center Portland, Oregon This is Amanda’s birth story, written in her own words. This is my second birth, but my first natural birth. My first was a hospital birth with an epidural. It was […]
5. Choose your birth attendants and birth place wisely. This is one of THE most important decisions you can make to achieve a natural birth. When you choose a midwife, you’re getting someone who believes in your body’s innate ability to birth your baby. You know you won’t have to go into labor ready to […]
Hi, I’m Natalie! I’m a birth photographer, videographer and doula serving Portland, OR and the surrounding areas. Here’s what I’m doing to keep my family and my birth clients safe during the time of covid-19. I ask that my clients give me the same reassurances I’m offering them: please make every effort to limit social […]
The Birth of Benjamin Katelyn’s Surrogate Birth story: The Birth of Benjamin AKA “JJ” Told by Katelyn and Benjamin’s two dads, Jim and Joe. K: I was induced on March 3rd, we started with the miso pill to get things rolling since I wasn’t really dilated at all or thinning. Things got rolling but then […]
One question I hear ALL THE TIME from other photographers is what client management system they should use. I always shout from the rooftops, “USE DUBSADO!” ???? For me, Dubsado is much more than a client management system. It’s an EVERYTHING system. Here are the features I use the most: Contracts Variables: You can build […]
Water birth at Andaluz of Portland, Oregon Priscila and her family are originally from Brazil. Brazil has a voluntary C-Section rate over 85%. Priscila felt drawn toward having both her babies vaginally and unmedicated. Her first child was born in Brazil, where she labored as long as possible at home before going to the hospital. […]