Category Archives: Waterbirth

Laura’s Birth Story ~ “96 hours… I knew I could birth my baby… I trusted God created me to do this.”

Laura Palmquist:  Our Birth Story, August 1st- August 4th 2012. I finally decided to go to sleep about 11:30 on July 31st. I was just a few days away from my due date of August 5th and feeling pretty good for being so pregnant! I was prepared to wait for this baby to come whenever…

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Amazing Benefits of Skin-to-Skin with a Newborn

“The skin, the largest organ in the human body, is very rich with nerve endings. At the time when baby is making the transition to air breathing, and the initial breathing patterns are very irregular, stroking stimulates the newborn to breathe more rhythmically–the therapeutic value of a parent’s touch.” – Dr. Sears Did you know…

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  • CaseyAugust 6, 2016 - 9:00 am

    What an amazing christian blog about birth motherhood. I loved this quote, “The skin, the largest organ in the human body, is very rich with nerve endings. At the time when baby is making the transition to air breathing, and the initial breathing patterns are very irregular, stroking stimulates the newborn to breathe more rhythmically–the therapeutic value of a parent’s touch.” – Dr. SearsReplyCancel

    • thebirthgardenAugust 26, 2016 - 3:37 pm

      Thank you, Casey!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea BrittinghamAugust 6, 2016 - 11:42 am

    Such a sweet Christian blog about birth and motherhood! I love your watercolor logo and refreshing color schemes. Having not been blessed with motherhood yet myself, I’ll definitely keep this information in mind in the future. I’m always one to keep things as natural as possible!ReplyCancel

    • thebirthgardenAugust 26, 2016 - 3:37 pm

      Thank you so much, Andrea.ReplyCancel

  • StephanieAugust 6, 2016 - 12:17 pm

    Yes! I did get skin to skin. All three babies. This is beautiful and I love that story!!ReplyCancel

    • thebirthgardenAugust 26, 2016 - 3:38 pm

      Thank you, Stephanie! Glad to hear.ReplyCancel

  • Christine ThorntonAugust 8, 2016 - 9:25 am

    What a great christian blog about motherhood – thanks for sharing this info. Beautiful images as well!ReplyCancel

  • […] Gives mother and baby some time to bond, (preferably, whilst skin-to-skin). Since baby is still attached to the placenta, this prevents baby from being taken away from the […]ReplyCancel