Bethany Dykman

Bethany is a mom of five, wife, doula, writer, educator, marketer, and founder of the blog StrengthLoveBirth.com. If you stopped by for a visit, you'd probably find her with frizzy hair, big earrings, and a huge cup of water and multiple children nearby. She spends most of her time working at her computer or doing random #momlife stuff, like finding out who bled on the couch. You might be shocked to know she has an M.Ed and spends a lot of time teaching people stuff.

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13 Unique Gift Ideas Your Favorite Pregnant Person Will Adore

A thoughtful list of gifts for pregnant women that she will love! Whether she is in her first trimester or almost ready to go into labor, these pregnancy gifts are perfect for Christmas, birthday, holiday or just because you want to treat her right during her pregnancy. Looking for a lovely Mother’s Day gift for …

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50+ foods for morning sickness to give you ideas of what to eat

50+ Mostly Healthy Foods for Morning Sickness

When morning sickness hits, it can be hard to know what to eat. This helpful list of mostly healthy foods for morning sickness (with printable PDF) will give you some great ideas of things to eat that may even help you feel better. Help for What to Eat When Pregnant and Sick Do you feel …

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Need some eco friendly and sustainable gift ideas for your crunchy, hippie, or minimalist friends? Look no further.

Eco Friendly Gifts for all your Crunchy Friends and Relatives

Looking for eco-friendly gifts for all the earthy types on your holiday gift giving list this year? Look no further. Here you will find a wide assortment of sustainable gifts for every natural leaning hippie, crunchy mama, holistic health guru, green environmentalist, and, yes, even minimalist hipsters that live in their Prius and cold brew …

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7 Weird but Clever Labor Coping Tips for a Blissful Birth

Planning a natural birth and want to make sure you are ready? You’ll want to know about these weird labor coping tips that will help you manage pain and get through labor without drugs. Avoid the epidural, cope through transition, and use these techniques for natural pain relief during labor. When you’ve been involved in …

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Best Essential Oils for Labor and Birth

Looking for the best essential oils for labor and birth? Essential oils can be useful for every birth, whether needed for calming, grounding, pain relief, or helping bring on consistent contractions. Don’t underestimate the power of essential oils as a part of your birth toolkit. Can you use essential oils during labor? Yes! You can …

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