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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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Enjoy Birth {day 1} Is it possible to enjoy birth? by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My name is Sheridan.  I have been a Childbirth Educator and Birth Doula since 2006.  I teach Hypnobabies Childbirth Classes every week and attend one to two births a month ... Read on »
31 Days to Enjoy Your Birth by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I love to help parents learn more so that they can enjoy their births.  I do this by teaching Hypnobabies classes to expecting couples.  I do this as a birth doula ... Read on »
Join me in a 40 day Meditation by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I first started Meditating after reading 10 Zen Seconds. It made meditation seem doable, it was 10 seconds!!!  After doing this for a few years and then got ... Read on »
Stress Solutions for Pregnant Moms – Book Review by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I was sent a copy of Stress Solutions for Pregnant Moms to review. I was excited to see what this book contained and how helpful it would really be. It is ... Read on »
The Midwife of Hope River – Book Review by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The Midwife of Hope River by Patricia Harman I have enjoyed reading Patricia’s earlier books , which were memoirs of her life as a midwife and was excited to recieve a ... Read on »
Zia’s Wonderful Birth by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Zia May’s HypnoBabies Birth Feb. 4th, 2010 About a month and a half before giving birth to my then genderless child, I wrote a note that I called my Manifest List wh ... Read on »
Mom Uses Hypnobabies In Her Own Way to Have a Great Birth by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am just now getting around to writing Emmaline’s birth story, even though she was born on March 18th. Emmaline’s home water birth was a truly wonderful experience and Hy ... Read on »
I get to go to the Ricki Lake Show today! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I was so excited to hear that Ricki Lake was having a new talk show. Being a doula I get all the birthy information and needs for pregnant moms.   I got an e-mail the ... Read on »
Kale’s Birth Story by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Thanks to Nathalie from the Hypnobabi es Yahoo Group for sharing her story with us. This is my birth story for my first child, born November 19, 2011. Hypnobabies def ... Read on »
Doula Shares Her Birth Story! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Guest Post by M… a doula! I had my baby on 6/15/11 (38 weeks) at 6:39 p.m.  At Corona Regional Medical Center.  He was 7 lbs, 5 oz and 19 inches long.  I had such a ... Read on »
Consciously Parenting a Book Review for Any Parents by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I got a free copy of this book to do a review.  It is the first volume in a 4 volume series.  This first volume reviews the 8 principles to consciously parenting.   ... Read on »
Heart and Hands Essential Midwife Book by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I had the privleged of being asked to review Heart and Hands. I did get a free copy to read. My Aunt got me a copy of Heart and Hands when I was a teenager a ... Read on »
Been a Busy Fun Summer – Slowing Down on Blogging by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I knew before summer even began that it would fly by.  I was right. Meeting the GOGL girls The end of June I finally got to meet all The Gift of Giving Life Girls ... Read on »
Life Changing Book – I am humbled by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We had a Virtual Book Tou r between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day for my new book, The Gift of Giving Life.  It was so humbling and amazing to hear what other women had to ... Read on »
Love this First Time Mom Birth Story by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility   Fast, easy and mom trusts her body!  Nothing better than that.   Oh wait, nice size baby, over 9 pounds and she pushes really quickly and easily too! Read on »
Scarlet’s Birth by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility First, I must begin by telling each and every one of you that the Hypnobabies program is unbelievable.  It helped me to handle every aspect of my first baby’s birth.   ... Read on »
What I really think about Hoag by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am getting some interest and feedback from Hoag nurses about a post I did over 2 years ago. A Mom commented that Hoag has a 98% epidural rate. A nurse said this ... Read on »
Summer of Self Sufficiency – Life with 3 Boys by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So THIS is the summer.  The summer my boys become self sufficient. These are the things I am expecting from them Feed self healthy breakfast Feed self healt ... Read on »
Heading to the LDS Holistic Living Conference – you can come too! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am so excited because this weekend will be the first time I meet all the co-authors of my new book. We are all meeting up at the LDS Holistic Conference.  Yes, I ... Read on »
The Birth was Beautiful and Fast by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility DH was out of town Tues-Thursday afternoon. I went to Pajama Book Club Thursday Night (nothing better than chocolate, deep discussion and comfy clothes).  I tried to g ... Read on »