Natural Birth Stories

Natural Birth Stories: The Real Mom's Guide to an Empowering Natural Birth
Get inspired by the amazing moms in the book Natural Birth Stories: A Real Mom's Guide to an Empowering Childbirth by Shannon Brown | #naturalbirth #birthstory #mustread

“I read Natural Birth Stories a week before my 4th baby was due and it filled me with joyful anticipation, reminding me of how empowering and incredible the entire birth process is. Doubt and anxiety about natural birth will be replaced by hope and confidence as you read this exceptional book.” 

-Trina Holden, author of Real Fast Food and founder of


Do you want a natural birth, but you’re feeling scared you won’t be able to handle it? Do your friends and family think you’re crazy for even trying?


Is it possible to:

  • Endure the pain of contractions without an epidural?
  • Feel energized, electric, euphoric, and empowered immediately after labor?
  • Experience a natural childbirth once and actually want to do it again?


Yes! You CAN do this! In the Natural Birth Stories book you will find 32 positive natural birth stories to inspire and empower you along with practical wisdom from real moms on taking charge of your birth story.


Get inspired by the amazing moms in the book Natural Birth Stories: A Real Mom's Guide to an Empowering Childbirth by Shannon Brown | #naturalbirth #birthstory #mustread

You will learn how to:

  • Stay healthy and low risk throughout your pregnancy and natural birth.
  • Feel confident to make natural decisions for your birth, postpartum, and newborn care.
  • Ditch the drugs and experience a successful natural childbirth.

Click the link below to get 3 free chapters from the Natural Birth Stories book. Or BUY NOW in paperback, Kindle, or PDF formats.

The Natural Birth Stories book is a little bit of Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth meets Girlfriend’s Guide to Pregnancy.

Find the answers to all your natural birth questions:

  • How do I find a great obstetrician or midwife to support my natural birth?
  • Which childbirth class should I take to prepare for a natural birth?
  • What pregnancy diet plan and exercises should I use for a natural birth?
  • How should I write a birth plan for a natural hospital birth or a home birth?
  • What should be on my hospital bag or home birth kit list?
  • What do contractions feel like?
Get inspired by the amazing moms in the book Natural Birth Stories: A Real Mom's Guide to an Empowering Childbirth by Shannon Brown | #naturalbirth #birthstory #mustread

Get natural birth tips including:

  • Number one natural birth tips for success from real natural birthing moms
  • …and what they’d do differently if they had it to do over again
  • How to deal with unexpected situations and complications
  • 5 Most effective pain relief techniques for natural birth



What real moms are saying:

“Natural Birth Stories: The Real Mom’s Guide to an Empowering Natural Birth is by far one of the very best natural birthing resources I have come across. It is informative, encouraging, and, as the title suggests, extremely empowering. To hear twenty-six moms share their unique birthing stories makes this such a fascinating read, and the information presented will do much help any woman feel more prepared for an unmedicated birth. If I had to choose one resource to give to an expectant mother interested in natural birth, this would absolutely be it.”-Kristen Smith founder of
“As a fellow mom, I truly appreciate Shannon’s vision for the book. She wants to encourage in a world of negativity. No, she doesn’t want to paint a picture of a dream world; she wants to show you what reality can be like if we don’t just accept “normal” as our lot in life. Natural Birth Stories is well-researched and includes helpful and hopeful tips for mamas — first time and experienced — to achieve the natural birth they desire. I’ve read a lot of pregnancy and birth books, but this one… This one is going on my “baby shower gifts” list!” -Kayla Grey author of Cash Flow Your College and founder of Renown and Crowned
“Reading Shannon Clark’s book “Natural Book Stories” is like having a support group of 25 girlfriends to help a mom know (as far as possible) what to expect. The birth stories are candid and answer many of the “I-wish-someone-had-told-me-that-before-I-had-the-baby!” questions that a first time mom might not even think to ask. Interspersed throughout the birth stories are some great information chapters. These chapters coupled with the birth stories are a perfect blend to help any mother navigate the sometimes overwhelming world that modern birth has become. I highly recommend this book… not just for educational reasons, but for pleasure reading as well!” -AlinaJoy, doula and founder of The Good Old Days Farm


Get inspired by the amazing moms in the book Natural Birth Stories: A Real Mom's Guide to an Empowering Childbirth by Shannon Brown | #naturalbirth #birthstory #mustread

About the Author

Get inspired by the amazing moms in the book Natural Birth Stories: A Real Mom's Guide to an Empowering Childbirth by Shannon Brown | #naturalbirth #birthstory #mustread

Shannon is an architect turned full-time wife, mama, and writer. She has discovered great joy in living simply and naturally, as she and her husband grow their family. At, Shannon encourages her readers to do the same, as she shares about topics including pregnancy, birth, parenting, and simple living. Inspired by her own two natural home birth experiences, Shannon seeks to empower women to give birth naturally. Shannon and her husband are parents to one energetic toddler boy and one peaceful baby girl.

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Table of Contents


1 Introduction2 My Painless Natural Birth Story3 Jaime’s Home Birth Story4 Carolina’s Hospital Birth Story

5 Taking Charge of Your Birth Story

6 Anjanette’s Hospital & Birth Center Birth Stories

7 Emily’s Home Birth Stories

8 How to Find a Midwife or Obstetrician

9 Luci’s Hospital Birth Story in Brazil

10 Justyn’s Home Birth Stories

11 Holly’s VBA4C Birth Stories

12 Childbirth Classes

13 Cheryl’s Hospital Birth Story

14 Elise’s Home Birth Story

15 Anna’s Hospital Birth Stories

16 Pregnancy Exercise and Nutrition

17 Jennifer’s VBAC Birth Story

18 Carolyn’s Birth Center Birth Story

19 Jeannette’s Home Birth Story

20 Your Birth Plan

21 Katherine’s Hospital Birth Story22 Betsy’s Home Birth Story23 Andrea’s Hospital Birth Story24 Birth Kits & Hospital Bags

25 Kate’s Hospital Birth Story

26 Shary’s Home Birth Story

27 What Do Contractions Feel Like?

28 Whitney’s Home Birth Story

29 Maria’s Hospital Birth Story

30 Unexpected Situations

31 Tia’s Birth Story with Hospital Transfer

32 Lisa’s Birth Story with Hospital Transfer

33 Dionna’s Unplanned Unassisted Birth Story

34 Tracey’s Hospital Birth Story

35 Jessica’s Birth Center Birth Story

36 Afterword






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