When people ask me what I do for a living, I tell them I film childbirth. Their reactions vary from aversion to awe and fascination. I get responses like, “You do what?!?! Why would anyone want their birth filmed??” to “Wow, people do that? I wish I knew you when my kids were born.”
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I would love to share with you Sara’s blog about her breech home birth.
In early May, Dr. Elliot Berlin approached me to film the home birth of his clients Sara and Doug. What made their birth different was that Aurora was born “Frank” breech. Sara and Doug wanted a home birth, and having had no success with repositioning their baby, Dr. Berlin and their midwife, Davi Khalsa, referred them to Dr. Stuart Fischbein. This was pretty much the only option for avoiding a surgical birth. Continue reading
The internet never ceases to amaze me. While sipping on my morning coffee today, I checked out the Google Analytics for my website: mybirthmovie.com. It is interesting to see how people find me; whether through a referring site, direct traffic or search … Continue reading
I have just uploaded Baby Z’s beautiful home birth to my website. You can find it under the Videos/Home Births tab, and you can read about his birth in an earlier blog I posted.
Somehow the world of childbirth, in its many forms, has been a part of different women in my close, distant and even in-law family. My mom was a South African trained R.N. and worked in the labor and delivery ward … Continue reading
I signed up for Google Analytics as soon as I went live with my new website, and I’m fascinated by the information it provides. This is a terrific tool for anyone who has a website, especially businesses, and its free!
V ~ Born 3:42am, April 16th, 2011 This was the first home birth I attended with Dr. Stuart Fischbein, the only local OBGYN that I know of who delivers babies at home. Juli Anderson, was the midwife, and it was … Continue reading
Most of my clients have either seen my work at Alisha Tamburri’s Hypnobirthing© course, or have found my website through another childbirth related site, such as The Birth Sanctuary. Then on occasion, someone simply finds me through google while searching … Continue reading
I recently did a 10 day Vipassana (silent meditation), and amongst some of my AHA! moments I realized that I need to set goals. Short term goals. I’m a bit of a procrastinator, so I started a simple post-it-on-my-wall-right-in-front-of-me-so-I-see-it-every-day system. So … Continue reading