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Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert

California
I love pregnancy and birth.  I am the mom of 3 boys and a Hypnobabies Childbirth Educator and Birth Doula.
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Beautiful Birth of Grace by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Thank you to Kristall for sharing her birth story with us! I don’t believe in love at first sight. My husband won’t mind me saying this as he feels the same about m ... Read on »
Five for Friday by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility -1- Busy I am super busy running around with the 3 boys and doing my calling. -2- Inspired I love that I can pray about things and be led as to what to do.  I have bee ... Read on »
A Mom’s Insights as she starts Hypnobabies by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I love this blog post about a mom who is learning Hypnobabies I would have never thought of myself as the sort of person who “believed” in hypnosis.  Sure, they said ... Read on »
Five Things for Friday – 2 by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility -1- T1 was sick and home alone without me to help because I was out of town with T2 on one of his competitions.  Dad’s just don’t take care of kids the way moms do. (at le ... Read on »
I don’t love Continous Fetal Monitoring – but this may help by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I hated having the monitors strapped on me.  They didn’t seem to pick things up when I moved around.  As a doula they are frustrating too.  I spend a good part of my time ... Read on »
Five Things for Friday by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have been neglecting my blog a bit the last few months.  It is funny how I thought once T3 was in 1st grade I would have all this extra time.  I guess getting called as ... Read on »
We almost moved to Utah! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It has been a busy and exciting few weeks.  With T2 starting competition season with his Musical Theater group we have been traveling for that and that makes everything mo ... Read on »
Sparkle Stories – GREAT if you have little kids by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My boys were little before we had portable DVD players, so when we did road trips we listened to books on tape.  We actually still do that, though we take movie breaks som ... Read on »
Essential Oils for Pregnant Moms by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I LOVE essential oils and want to share it with all moms, but dont’ have the time to do it well.  So I was so excited to find this site, Mom Essentials. I have bought and ... Read on »
Westley’s birth – Filled with love and the spirit by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Thank you Wendy for sharing your birth story with me and my readers!  It was such an honor to be there. When I think of Westleys birth I am filled with love, and the s ... Read on »
2012 in Review – Positive attitude and faith make tough months good by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I was pondering on 2012. 9 months were good.  Busy with the  boys and my “birth business”.  Personal growth, friends, church callings, DH.  Busy but good. I attend ... Read on »
Kick Counts Are Life Saving [podcast 005] by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It 15 years ago today doing kick counts saved the life of my baby.   Thing 1 was born at 34 weeks because I noticed he wasn’t moving and when I went ... Read on »
Picking the Best Baby Name [Podcast 4] by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It Picking a Name can be a challenge for some! There are unlimited choices. Especially today, when you can name your child Apple or Siri. In this ... Read on »
Know Your Options Online Class is LIVE! Discounted Price for first 20 students. by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It Finally after over 2 years of planning and hoping, I have the Know Your Birth Options Online Class Series up and running. After taking this session, I ... Read on »
Moms Deserve Medals Especially You – [Podcast 003] by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It I know no one is a Mom just to get a medal, but all moms deserve medals! In this episode I talk about the myth of moms having a natural birth to earn a medal ... Read on »
Holiday Gift Giving Simplified and a Free Gift for you! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It Gift Giving Simplified 4 Types of Gifts Can Guide You this Season Part of the problem for me regarding gifts, is I keep finding more and more things that ... Read on »
Media Free December by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It I did this last year and really loved it. I do 4 posts written and scheduled in December, but other than that I will hopefully be enjoying my family for the holi ... Read on »
Classical Piano Lullabies Give Away by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It I love a good lullaby CD.  Not just for the boys to listen to, but for me too, especially during car pool!  (T3 age 7 still listens to CDs every night while he f ... Read on »
What is a Doula? [Podcast 002] by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It When you drive around with this on the back of your van you get a lot of questions about what you do! So I get to talk about being a birth doula to peo ... Read on »
I never made it to the Ricki Lake Show – I went to the most amazing birth instead. by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Pin It Wendy was visualizing her birth with just her and her hubby in the birth tub in the backyard and she pushes out the baby alone with the midwife coming right af ... Read on »