Category Archives: Birth

The End: Birth

So I have to say FIRST… before the long story and before even MORE photos… Please watch this slideshow. Heather Essian – my amazing friend and photographer – put this together. She asked me to ‘pick a song.’  I chose ‘This Woman’s Work’ by Kate Bush. If any of you have seen ‘She’s Having a […]

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Tara Eveland Amazing! this is the most gorgeous thing ive ever seen! congrats to the familyAugust 16, 2013 – 7:30 am

vanessa H Ohh Arden thank you so much for sharing the pictures and video!!! IT made me cry like a baby!!! God bless your beautiful family!!!August 15, 2013 – 8:01 pm

Richelle You are the most amazing inspirational woman I know!August 15, 2013 – 7:46 pm

someone That’s selfish of you to put you’re baby’s life at risk like that. Home births have have triple the mortality rate. Consider yourself lucky.March 13, 2013 – 1:13 pm

Kacey This literally brought tears to my eyes! Gorgeous!August 13, 2012 – 10:51 am

Kelly I am literally crying with joy seeing these pictures. So beautiful and so inspiring:)April 18, 2012 – 4:09 pm

jackie Wow this is such a precious birth story it really makes me feel like I too can have a VBAC and maybe even a HBAC. I also had my first pregnancy induced ending up in a c-section something I wish,hope, and pray to avoid this time around thank you so much for sharing.February 27, 2012 – 12:42 pm

Nicole D This is gorgeous and very touching…thank you so much for sharing every moment with the internet. :-)February 19, 2012 – 6:17 pm

Taylor Areden this is inspirational and amazing!! CongratulationsFebruary 11, 2012 – 11:16 am

Lakey Lou, almost ONE update […] and moved into just a week before having our first daughter – Parker. This is the home I home-birthed our second daughter, Eden, in. The home where we have made great friends with some wonderful and cherished neighbors. Paul and I […]April 14, 2014 – 2:55 pm

Alexandria VA Birth Photographer | Meghan Hale Photography […] I would spend hours reading her tutorials and looking at her images.  One day I came across this post of her own birth shot by a friend.  I was so blown away by the beauty in the images.  You can […]November 4, 2013 – 8:31 am

Edie is ONE […] Happy BIRTHDAY (a few days early) to my precious – 2nd VBAC-Water-born-home-birth BABY GIRL. […]August 12, 2012 – 9:34 pm

The Beginning: Birth

Many of my facebook friends know I was joking on Saturday about the FULL MOON. One of my lovely friends on there brought it to my attention. I was like, “BRING IT ON GRAVITATIONAL PULL!” In fact I even did a bit of research to see if this was ‘true.’ While there isn’t “proven” evidence, […]

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Many of you know I am expecting my third babe – the actual due date is August 16th. So the waiting game, for me (us), has officially begun. However, now this waiting game has begun amongst some major changes in our birth plan. You see, we went from seeing my OB/GYN the first 37 weeks […]

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Baby N Birth

I met Shawna only a couple of years ago when we through, our mutual friend, Hilaree – a ‘Going Away Party.’ Well, Hilaree left boo.  However!  Shawna, Heather and I have all become good friends. Heather was going to photograph Shawna’s birth, but she happened to be shooting a wedding in Jamaica – when the BIG […]

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