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Birth Story of Ostara – Part Three

Birth Story of Ostara – Part Three

(Warning before you read ahead: there are photos of me in labour. I’ve covered up all the exciting parts with flowers (no, literally) but if you would rather not see a flower adorned birthing goddess, please skip the post. Mmmkay? We good? Big love you!) Part...
Ostara’s Birth Story: Part Two

Ostara’s Birth Story: Part Two

Part One of Ostara’s Birth Story here. I stopped speaking for a moment. Then said to your daddy: My waters just broke. Are you sure? I smiled, nodding. I stood up, and as if on cue, there was another rush of water, soaking my chair, soaking my silver-lilac...
Ostara’s Birth Story: Part One

Ostara’s Birth Story: Part One

Photographs by our doula Rachel, Birth in Harmony Dearest Ostara Where do I begin the story of how you came into the world? Do I begin when I was sixteen, and saw you as I stood in the shower: a beautiful, wide blue eyed angel with golden curls? I bent down in that...