When you hire us at Erin Stephens Birth, you can be certain that you will receive the utmost care and support that we can give. Your experience is our job, and we take that very seriously. Whether you already have a plan of action and you just need help implementing your goals, or you need guidance through the process, we are there for you every step of the way. But aside from all of the abstract things that encompass our goal of unbiased and non-judgmental support, here are 5 specific things you can rest assured you will receive from us.
1. If you aren't sure how to deal with a fear of birth, we help you work through those feelings.
Having fear of birth is common. You aren't alone. We hold your hand, talk you through it, and we make sure we provide you with every resource and emotional support that we have to help you go into birth feeling confident and prepared. You've got this!
2. When your water breaks, we'll be there to help.
Only about 8%-10% of all pregnancies begin with water breaking. Usually, a woman's water will break sometime during her labor. But if you happen to be one of the few who are caught off guard by this watery event, we are there for you immediately. We will comfort you, talk over your providers recommendations, and help you to decide when to go to the hospital.
3. We will never leave your side, even if you need a caesarian.
Hospital policy will determine who can accompany you into the OR, but you can rest assured that just because you may have to have a surgical birth does not mean that we are any less valuable to you. We help with everything birth related, and we can comfort you and your birth partner, and provide unwavering support through it all. We've got you!
4. If your baby won't stop crying, we can take over.
Those postpartum days and nights can be exhausting. Sometimes babies cry what seems like endlessly. This is just a fact of life for some families. WE ARE HERE FOR YOU. We can help. We will help. We want to help. Call us!
5. If you can't fathom keeping it together enough to care for yourself, your baby, AND your household, we'll take care of it.
Seriously. We got this. Stash of healthy ready-to-eat snacks and a fresh cool beverage on hand every hour? Check. Laundry folded, put away, and living room vacuumed? Check. Hot meal ready to go for dinner? Check. We even play with baby's siblings. Trust us, hide and seek is our specialty.
All you have to do is call. As soon as we are hired, we are there for you! Need a texting buddy at 2am when you can't sleep? We got you covered.
We can't wait to talk to you!
Special thanks to Leah Hellman of Cheeky Chickadee Photography for some of the images used above. Check out her website here: https://m.facebook.com/CheekyChickadee/#!/CheekyChickadee/
Erin love to write about topics that families are interested in, to help spread awareness throughout the community, and to help her clients and future clients better understand her services. She loves chatting with people about her blogs, so feel free to contact her!