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Blog: Handguns, Holsters, and Homebirths

Handguns, Holsters, and Homebirths by Rachel Vangsnes of RISE Defensive Handgun Training What led me to this? I'm Rachel Vangsnes, and I met Heather and CTBC in 2012 when I was pregnant with my first, a boy. We got to work together again and become even closer through...

Blog: The Benefits of Skin to Skin Contact

The Benefits of Skin to Skin Contact By Salli Gonzalez, LM Skin to skin contact after birth. You’ve heard of it, maybe you’ve even had the experience of your baby in close contact with you, on your breast, all wet and warm immediately after birth.   But, what does it...

The Birth of Baby K, our first homebirth

The Birth of Baby K written by her mama, Natalie I had my first baby the regular way, in a hospital. Before she was born I had researched home birth but at the time I felt that having a midwife was an unreachable goal and the hospital route was just the normal thing...

The Birth of Mace John

The birth of Mace John Bowman: by Megan Kapolka Bowman Those of you reading this likely follow me on social media and know that I was “overdue” the expected due date with mister Mace. Just like his older brother he was just too cozy in my womb. Since midway through my...