My Birth Plan Went out the Window – Here’s the Story

This image shows Jordan in the hospital with her husband, holding their newborn son, Shepherd.
I'm Jordan!
I'm a mama by birth and adoption after years of recurrent pregnancy loss with a passion for helping other women support their health and well-being on their motherhood journeys.
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In a world with beautiful photos and Instagram posts, social media can often romanticize pregnancy and birth and create high expectations for what your experience will or *should* be like.

And while birth is a beautiful and miraculous thing, it can also be intense, uncertain, and scary – despite even our best efforts to prepare, educate, and advocate.

Whether your birth went exactly as you dreamed it would, or your birth plans were thrown out the window, every birth is a miracle and your birth story holds its own unique beauty.

In this episode of the SHE podcast, I share my story of giving birth to my son, Shepherd, and talk about how I navigated a birth experience that didn’t align with what I had originally imagined, but ultimately brought the best blessing.

After walking through multiple pregnancy losses, and through the fear of this pregnancy being yet another loss, God was faithful and gave not only a healthy baby but TWO babies. 🌈🌈

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So, want to hear the story of Shep’s birth? Tune in to this episode to hear:

  • How previous miscarriages affected my expectations for pregnancy and birth
  • What I did to educate myself about birth and advocate for myself in the hospital
  • Ways I navigated decisions as unexpected challenges came up
  • How I processed having a different birth experience than I had imagined
  • What it was like to have two boys born in the same year

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JESUS FOLLOWER, bestselling author, realistic wellness mentor, clean beauty advocate, wife and mama 

Hi, I'm Jordan.
& I'm glad you're here.

I have a huge heart for helping other mamas (and future mamas to-be) naturally support their body, embrace their femininity, and make healthy swaps for their families in a way that works for them and glorifies God (zero perfection required)

My days are spent writing books, hosting the SHE podcast, sharing product recommendations, and creating resources rooted in biblical values to help you do just that.

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