Detox bath for all 

With the cold and flu season approaching I wanted to share a remedy I have used for years ( recently learning about magnesium and how deficient we are and how amazing it is ) I always used Epsom salt and Himalayan . My youngest was a preemie and always my …

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Help for the Thiel Family

Most of my posts are about birth. Today I am sharing the most heartbreaking  unimaginable news about one of my  friends.  I was her doula and photographer and was SO blessed to witness his birth and his older brother, Owen’s birth. I have no words. I am so sad and heartbroken …

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Saint Augustine Homebirth Midwife

Today I am sharing with you all  local traditional  midwife, Tara Dettra LM, CPM updated website http://www.saintaugustinehomebirth.com/     A little bit about her quoted from her website: My name is Tara Dettra and I’m a licensed midwife living in St. Augustine with my husband Greg and our five amazing kiddos …

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Best Jacksonville Maternity Photographer Award

  A few days ago I opened an email that at first was going to skip over as I thought it may be spam mail. To my great surprise it was an email telling me I had been selected as one of the top 20 Maternity Photographers in Jacksonville.  I …

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St Augustine Rainbow Birth

I am so honored to have a birth story I was doula and photographer for to be featured over at Birth Becomes her! Go check it out and leave a comment !  http://www.birthbecomesher.com/new-blog/2017/1/10/a-courageous-rainbow-baby-birth-in-st-augustine-florida-by-lisa-olschewske   Have a great day!!

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Huffington Post Breastfeeding Image

Pretty Stoked to have been published and featured TWICE in the last month in The Huffington Post! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/18-striking-photos-that-capture-the-beauty-of-a-babys-first-latch_us_57bdcadfe4b0287a6e731ec3? “Going in for the first latch! This family suffered the unimaginable losses of five babies in the womb and three stillbirths.”  

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Huffington Post Birth Image Published

Recently one of my birth images was featured in a Huffington parent article about strength in birth! I was her doula and birth photographer here is the link to birth story here http://gracefulbeginningsdoulaservices.com/2016/07/welcome-bryson/ My image is number 39 with the quote from the mother: This mom told me: “I was so …

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Welcome Bryson

I am so beyond happy to be sharing this very special birth story with you. I am so blessed and honored to have been alongside them. On Friday, July 1 at 10:27 pm Bryson Kenneth was born very quickly after giving his momma several days of off and on surges. …

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Melatonin and labor

I heard about the study that reaffirms what other mammals have known instinctively for thousands of years… birth should happen in a dark, comfortable place. It also helps explain why most women go into labor in the middle of the night. And why so many labors slow down or stall in a …

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A Rainbow Pregnancy

  On Friday, February 26, I had the blessing and honor of being present (though hiding a lot till the end ) of following a dear friend around St Augustine on a family scavenger hunt. This was no ordinary scavenger hunt , it would end in with a very special rainbow baby …

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