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Posts tagged epidural
Using Emotional Support | 4 of 4 Ways to Encourage an Epidural Free Birth | by Doula + Birth Photographer Brittney Hogue

The final piece. The most important piece. This is the last of my four part series on building your epidural free birth toolkit! If you missed a piece, be sure to visit my blog for all the posts so you can have a great chance at watching your birth plan unfold exactly as you had hoped!

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Using Scientific Support | 3 of 4 Ways to Encourage an Epidural Free Birth | by Doula + Birth Photographer Brittney Hogue

So you’ve got some physical support tricks in your bag, you’re in the right mindset, but labor is getting TOUGH now and you don’t know that you can do this still. Those tricks from before aren’t cutting at this point and you just need a break! Well… science says this tool is reported to work even better than opioids in your IV!

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Using Spiritual Support | 2 of 4 Ways to Encourage an Epidural Free Birth | by Doula + Birth Photographer Brittney Hogue

It’s the second installment of how to get through the throws of labor without that epidural. Epidural deliveries aren’t for everyone, but for those who really want to do it… this post highlights one of the most important aspects of planning an epidural free birth!

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Using Physical Support | 1 of 4 Ways to Encourage an Epidural Free Birth | by Doula + Birth Photographer Brittney Hogue

“I really want to skip the epidural!” Cool! What’s your plan? … You know, what’s you’re coping plan? What is your partner reading to prepare to support you? Haven’t gotten that far yet? Well, then this is the blog mini series for you! Let’s get you planning, practicing and coping through an incredible delivery!

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