The Beauty in Hospital Birth

Rachel experienced a peaceful, unmedicated hospital birth with her now 14 month old son, Ananias. She was surprised to encounter so much support and encouragement from the doctors and nursing staff to accomplish a drug-free labor. Even though the seamless delivery left her feeling strong and empowered, her confidence was shaken as her son battled severe jaundice in the days following the birth due to her delayed milk supply. Thankfully, after a 48-hour NICU stay, Ananias came home healthy and happy. Rachel hopes to encourage other women through her story by revealing the potential beauty of hospital birth and by opening up about an issue many new mothers are ashamed to be facing – low milk supply. Connect with her on Instagram @mrsjrush or on Facebook.

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Resources

The Birth Partner

The Birth Hour

Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix is dedicated to styling women through all phases of their lives. Expecting a little bundle of joy? They’ve got you covered. From the first trimester to the post-baby bump, their Stylists will help you look and feel your best every step of the way.