Posts tagged birth stories
The Birth Center of Bloomington Normal | Xandra's Birth

32.7% : National C-Section Rate. 5.19% : Birth Center of Bloomington Normal C-Section Rate. Can you imagine choosing a birthing facility that has a 95% vaginal birth rate? GUYS. Peoria hospitals are around the 70% mark. 1/3 chance you will walk into UnityPoint or OSF pregnant and out with low transverse incision. One. In. Three.

Want the best options to achieve the vaginal delivery you’re hoping for? This is where you’ll find it. It’s worth the drive.

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Ode to The Baby Place | Pekin Memorial Hospital

This post contains the images of my last visit to The Baby Place. A beautiful birth that was everything Pekin Hospital was. I go into my own birth story here and how the closing of this labor and delivery ward has saddened me in the last months. I think of the nurses that were employed there often and I keep them close to my heart. Adieu.

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#ReproductiveJustice and Why It Matters | by Brittney Hogue Birth Photographer

#reproductivejustice is a movement that I wasn’t truly aware of until the last year. It wasn’t something that deeply affected me as it had others in my community. Take a look at this brief layout of why our births matter and how the US is making changes to support mothers and families.

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