So I walk.

So I walk.

Even though I know my body is doing exactly what it's supposed to be doing, gaining weight is not fun. It's not easy. It's not graceful. And sometimes, I shed tears about it.  For 9 months, our bodies are foreign; they don't belong to us. And sometimes, that's just plain hard.

So....I walk.

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August Series + Remainder of 2018

August Series + Remainder of 2018

Time sure does fly, doesn’t it?! It seems like it was just January and I was planning out my class schedule for the year. And now June is about over and I can’t believe I have only two more series left for 2018.

I’ve had several moms inquire about why I’m not having a class in the last quarter of the year. Valid question! The Sands fam is thrilled to be expecting our 3rd baby in early November so I am taking some time to adjust to life as a family of 5.

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Birth Empowerment : Own YOUR Power

Birth Empowerment : Own YOUR Power

We have the power within us to birth our babies. We don’t need anyone to give us authority to do what is inherently and fundamentally a part of who we are. 

What we need is to be informed, supported, and trusted. Through pregnancy and while giving birth, we should be surrounded by people who believe in our ability to bring our baby earthside and are there to help guide us through that evolution. Care providers, doulas and childbirth educators are important, and they play a critical role. They are our partners in birth.

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