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Annabelle’s Home Birth Story

Annabelle’s Home Birth Story

Many thanks to Alyssa Kinney for sharing her beautiful birth story with us! That Sunday evening my husband, Chad, and I took a long stroll around the neighborhood. We walked almost daily throughout my entire pregnancy but, this time, I was a day away from my due date and feeling pretty fabulous. And as they had throughout the entire second half of my pregnancy, a well-intentioned neighbor commented on how pregnant I was and that I looked ready to pop. So endearing,…

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Oakley’s Birth Story: A Happy Homebirth Transfer

Oakley’s Birth Story: A Happy Homebirth Transfer

The Birth Story of Oakley, written by mama Suzanne Terry My son’s birth counts among the most difficult things I’ve ever done in my life. And also my proudest. I worked impossibly hard for 31 long hours to birth him, though to be fair, the whole ordeal truly took 41 weeks. The first thing I did when I woke up on that Thursday morning was call Dr. Hinkle, my chiropractor at Arise Wellness. Though I’d been going regularly to correct…

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Arise Chiropractic

Arise Chiropractic

I am very excited to be featuring Arise Chiropractic for the next few weeks, as I know first hand how Dr. Lisa Hinkle’s work and kindness can benefit families. I first learned about her work at a La Leche League meeting, where I asked for help or suggestions for my gassy 3 week old, and it was suggested that I see her for assistance getting a deeper latch and treatment for my baby’s torticollis. I made an appointment with Dr….

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Family Ways

Family Ways

The Birthing Circle has been working hard to expand and build opportunities to better serve our local birthing community, and we are so excited about the potential! One of the first providers to reach out to us and offer their support was Family Ways. This week I was able to talk with their Founder and Director, Rachel Frier Carbonneau, who shared her own story with me, as well as information on the impressive team she has built. Rachel has been…

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Thank you for visiting our site! My name is Jessica Kent and I co-lead our local Birthing Circle of Frederick group with Eva Street and Mary Neubauer. Our group began as a small support group for families interested in more natural birth options, but we fully support families choosing any style birth. Many of our families wanted to be intentional during their pregnancies and births, and wanted to expand their options. We have an amazing community of local midwives, doulas,…

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