Read this inspirational birth story and learn how one mother overcame fear of childbirth using prayer and affirmations to have a natural water birth.

The Birth Story of Baby Violet – A Christian Water Birth

I am honored to share with you the first birth story to be featured here at Birth Eat Love. I love to read birth stories, especially stories like Nicole’s where you can really feel the pride and joy of a mother after experiencing a natural birth that she planned for and then achieved. In her Continue reading


Check out this Ultimate List of Food for pregnancy and breastfeeding. Recipes for snacks, dinner and make ahead freezer items all based on the best pregnancy and breastfeeding superfoods. Plus get a free printable grocery shopping list.

The Ultimate List of Food for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

One of the most important, yet maybe most overlooked, areas of birth preparation is getting your fridge and pantry stocked with healthy foods to eat in the days leading up to birth, during labor and after baby arrives. A search of Google or Pinterest will yield you an infinite number of lists of the “best” Continue reading


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Pregnancy Yoga {DVD recommendation + Video}

Pregnancy yoga is an excellent way to exercise during pregnancy and prepare for the hard work of childbirth. Integrating prenatal yoga into your routine gives you a foundation in breath work, as well as stretching and strengthening the muscles needed during the birth process. I found practicing pregnancy yoga helped alleviate pains in my back and Continue reading


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5 Tips for Achieving a Natural Childbirth

After having four natural childbirths, I am passionate about helping other women have positive birth experiences. Natural birth can mean different things to different people.  For me, natural childbirth is allowing the birth process to unfold at its own unique pace. Achieving a natural childbirth is possible for most mothers, if you set your mind to it Continue reading