The Birth of Annabelle Susan

July 16, 2017  •  1 Comment
Annabelle made her arrival earlier this week. Here mama worked HARD to bring her here, pushing again and again but it seemed like she just couldn't quite find her way out. Once she was born we all quickly realized something wasn't quite right. Annabelle grew with an umbilical cord that was around 12" long, considerably shorter than average, and it...
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McKenzie and Jordan

June 28, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
For the past couple of years I have been referring all my wedding inquires on so that I could focus on birth photography completely. I'm finally at the place where I'm comfortable juggling both most important days of people's lives, it just takes a bit of scheduling work. I was so honored and McKenzie and Jordan trusted me with their special day a...
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The Birth of Stanley Mitchell

June 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
So many babies in my life right now! I was so happy to be back at the Birth and Women's Health Center in Yoder for this birth. If you are looking for an option in south central Kansas that is somewhere between a home birth and all the amenities of a hospital, you should totally check them out! This was my second birth with this sweet family, and I...
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The Birth of Elle Mae

June 10, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
One time my friend Libby asked me after I posted a birth video if I feel like I'm doing the thing I was made to do. It felt good to be so seen and known by someone who cares about me, and it was true, I DO feel like that when I'm practicing presence at births. But the thing is, I feel exactly the same way about those I get to witness. I stand in aw...
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The Birth of Remedy Raye

May 18, 2017  •  1 Comment
The birth of Remedy Raye was a beautiful and healing experience for me. Watching Dana trust her body and Remedy to tell her if anything was wrong, she was comfortable waiting until almost two weeks after her "estimated due date". We all know that those are best guesses but most of us literally go crazy at the end. Dana was exhausted and frustrat...
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