A 36 Week Preemie Birth Story
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In this episode of The Birth Hour, Ashley Gartland shares her preemie birth story. She went into labor with her daughter, Kennedy, after her water broke a little before 36 weeks into her pregnancy, and she shares her experience giving birth and caring for a late term preemie.
Ashley Gartland Bio
Ashley Gartland is a life coach for moms who want to find their purpose beyond motherhood. Through her coaching program, Bold Mom, Balanced Life, and one-on-one work with clients, Ashley helps moms prioritize themselves, pursue their dreams and create balanced lives so they can be great moms and bold, inspiring women too. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and two little girls. You can connect with her on her web site at www.ashleymgartland.com and on Instagram and Facebook.
Birth Resources Recommended by Ashley
Longest Shortest Time podcast (especially this episode on rewriting your birth story)
Baby Blues Connection (for information, support and resources for women and families coping with pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders. Serves primarily Oregon and Washington but has resources available on the web site as well)
More Than a Mom: 3 Steps to Find Your Purpose Beyond Motherhood. In this free online class that Ashley created, mamas will learn how they can define themselves as more than a mom so they can continue being great moms AND pursue their purpose beyond motherhood now.
You can also listen to a 34 week preemie birth story episode of The Birth Hour.