Jessica English is a DONA certified doula and a natural childbirth educator.
Her first birth took place in a hospital. It was natural and smooth – the natural birth one would hope for. However, she sensed the power shift upon arrival.
For Jessica’s second birth, she longed for a care provider who would consider birth as sacred experience.
She found that with her home birth midwife during her second pregnancy. However, the quick birth did not go quite to plan…
Here is Jessica’s home birth quote:
“I certainly learned to trust my instincts, remembering that point at which my gut told me to insist that the midwife come now, but I squelched it. And my husband learned, too,that you can’t trust a laboring woman to make rational decisions. Ha!”
Read Jessica’s home birth story,
Jessica + Quinn | Quinn’s Speedy Home Birth