"Birth is as safe as life gets" - Quote by Harriette Hartigan. Wild World Mama Blog Post

Birth is as safe as life gets.

“Birth is as safe as life gets” – Quote by Harriette Hartigan Really think about it… Nothing in life is “risk-free”, nothing. There are no guarantees in birth, in life, in death. Perspectives on birth range from “birth is normal until proven otherwise” or “birth is dangerous until proven otherwise”. THIS is a big distinction

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Wild World Mama - Miscarriage

Miscarriage & Loss

Around 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss. Here I share my personal story in hopes that it might help someone else going through something similar. I’ve also listed some loss resources in case you or someone you know has or is experiencing a loss.

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Midwife, OB, Doula. What’s the Difference?

Midwife? OB? Doula? Not sure what they do or the differences between them?! Here’s a simple breakdown of what each does and which ones might be the best fit for you, your unique situation, and what you personally want for your pregnancy and birth!

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Wild World Mama - Breastfeeding 101: The Basics

Breastfeeding 101: The Basics

Learn the basics of breastfeeding here! What’s a shallow latch vs deep latch? Why it matters? What’s a letdown? Learn about the very basics of breastfeeding so you can get off to the best start possible on your breastfeeding journey. Keep calm and breastfeed on mama!

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Wild World Mama - What to Expect: Newborn

Newborn – What to Expect.

Welcome to the wild world of parenthood! Your body has gone through (and is still going through) a whirlwind of physical and emotional changes! Know that you are amazing. This is a monumentally transformative time in your life. Let’s not sugar coat it… it’s tough. Learn more about what to expect here.

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Kristen Mantell Wild World Mama - Design and Websites for Birth Workers

Kristen Mantell
Creator of Wild World Mama, LLC
Graphic Designer & Website Developer
Birth Advocate, Childbirth Educator, Doula

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