Contributor and Editor of the Hip Chick Pregnancy

My name is Heather, I am the proud ma ma to 3 amazing kids. They are the light of my life along with my husband Jon. We decided we wanted a natural childbirth before we got pregnant.


**Update – I think it’s honest to post that in 12/2014 my husband died unexpectedly and now we are a family of four. I write about that journey here at

To us, having a healthy baby was more important than anything. To me natural childbirth is common sense. Having a happy and healthy baby is the most important outcome of any birth, but for me, being able to have control of my body, having trust in my body to do what it already knows how to do, was the most rewarding experience I have ever encountered. Getting an epidural or any medication for that matter was never an option for me. I went into the process with an open mind, knowing that I could do it. I personally think that is the whole battle.


Using your inner strength and your inner spirit, you can accomplish anything you want.

You can read more about my birth story on the Birth story page.

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