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What are affirmations?

Rachael Anita Jones affirmations

What are affirmations?

Affirmations are positive statements that encourage a change in thinking and aid empowerment. These phrases replace negative thought patterns with positive thinking and outlooks of specific situations.  Filling your mind and the space around you with positive thoughts can have major uplifting effects. If you want something, think it. “What you think you become. What you feel you attract. What you imagine you create.”  -Buddha Examples of positive affirmations: I am safe. I feel peaceful. I am successful in my endeavors. i believe in myself. I am happy and joyful. I love life and life loves me. I am right where...

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Choosing your birth team.

Rachael Anita Jones childbirth education

Choosing your birth team.

Close your eyes. Imagine the birth of your child. Who is there? A lot of people? Just a couple people? How do you feel about the people at your birth? Overwhelmed? Peaceful? Everyone at your birth should be someone you are okay with being there. Whether it be a hospital, birth center, or home birth, your birth team matters. Research and consider your options: OBGYN Midwife Doula Family and friends   OBGYN -An OBGYN (Obstetrician Gynecologist) is a doctor that specializes in both obstetrics and gynecology. -They care for women’s health during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. -Provide routine medical services...

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Sharing My Birth Stories on Podcasts

Rachael Anita Jones Birth story Podcast

Sharing My Birth Stories on Podcasts

 I love sharing my experiences with birth. I believe there is great purpose and power in sharing birth stories amongst each other. I know when I was preparing for my second birth, I found great comfort and gained knowledge listening to others share their experiences. I have had the opportunity to share my birth stories with a couple of podcasts and I hope to continue gaining opportunity to share. Here are the podcasts I have spoken on:  (each time I share I tell it a little differently, so each listening experience will be a little different!) Birth Naturally Transformed Maternity &...

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Home Birth VBAC of Jasper Rain

Rachael Anita Jones Birth story home birth Vbac

Home Birth VBAC of Jasper Rain

Finding a provider Before Jasper was even conceived I was already reading about VBACs (vaginal birth after cesarean) and preparing myself for the next birth. I was excited when I found out I was pregnant and was ready to experience a different birth then last time.  We were in Rexburg at the time, but we were planning to move to Moscow, Idaho when I would be around six months. I currently had a very supportive midwife and I was eager to find another in our new town. After some research I found a birth center and decided to call and...

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Cesarean Birth of Violet Ember

Rachael Anita Jones Birth story cesarean

Cesarean Birth of Violet Ember

It’s been 3 years since the birth of the one who made me a mother. Violet’s birth was a trial that helped shape how I live my life today.  I had always known that I wanted a completely natural birth long before I ever got pregnant. So when we discovered that I had placenta previa and vasa previa, I was heartbroken. I struggled to accept that I had to have a cesarean.  We had numerous scans throughout the pregnancy checking to see if anything moved and to make sure everything was safe.  About two weeks before the birth I got...

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