Prenatal Depression and Anxiety

On our way out of her office, my midwife told me, “You WILL get through this and feel like yourself again, I promise.” I nearly burst into tears right there because, after suffering through my entire first trimester with harrowing depression, I simply couldn’t see how that could be possible. Of all of the thingsContinue reading “Prenatal Depression and Anxiety”

Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is the common name for nausea and/or vomiting during pregnancy, also known as NVP. The name can be slightly misleading because NVP doesn’t always just occur in the morning. It can be worse in the mornings for some women, but it can also be worse in the evenings or just the same levelContinue reading “Morning Sickness”

Utah Midwives

Did you know that in Utah, there are four different types of midwives that can legally practice here? In the state of Utah, women are legally guaranteed the right to birth however and with whomever they choose, which is what makes it possible for all four of these different types of midwives to be ableContinue reading “Utah Midwives”

OBGYN or Midwife?

You’re having a baby! It probably goes without saying that your mind is overflowing with questions after having just received this life-altering news. One of the most pressing of those questions is probably who your care provider should be. You know you want to give birth in a hospital, but you aren’t sure if youContinue reading “OBGYN or Midwife?”