Did you know that women who stay low-risk during pregnancy generally have more options, less need for intervention, and better birth outcomes? But how is this possible, can we really control our labor and birth outcomes? Although we may not always be able to control ev...

Raise your hand if (thanks to TV), you grew up thinking labor played out one

of two ways-

1. Labor goes from “oh wow! Maybe this is a contraction?!?” to “Grab the bags! Run for the hospital because baby is coming!” 

2. Cue dramatic explosion of water on aisle 7 right betw...

You’re 39 weeks- swollen, exhausted, waddling, etc. The thought of choosing baby’s birthday and ending this journey now is starting to sound very appealing. STOP! Do you know what your bishop score is or why it matters? I get it momma, you’re tired and SO ready to meet...

February 22, 2019

So this morning, my toddler wakes up (later than usual 🙌🏼) and it became increasingly clear that he wasn’t himself. Pretty quickly into our morning he was fussing more than normal and spending a lot of time under foot. Then there it was- the infamous grunt. The sound...

February 19, 2019

Labor is painful, no doubt about it. But it doesn’t have to be suffering.    

Labor pain is....
PURPOSEFUL- pain during labor is typically due to a contracting uterus. Which is needed to birth your baby. Painful, but not without purpose.
ANTICIPATED- the last few weeks o...

December 19, 2017

Hey guys! Thanks so much for checking this out! I thought it would be fun to share with you guys a little bit about myself, what has led me into birth work, and the heart behind Love Your Story. So let’s just dive in!

My name is Whitney Hollingsworth and I am the doula...

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