Entries by Stacey Maaser

Our Third Born: Ophelia’s Homebirth Story

 Ophelia Ella Maaser Born: 5-21-2013 Time: 7:35 p.m. Measurements: 7 lbs 8 oz , 20.5 inches, 13.5 cm head circumference The Pregnancy After having Elliot, my body felt pretty depleted, so when I found out I was pregnant for the third time, I met with a homeopathic doctor at Elder and Sage for some wonderful advice. […]

Our Second Born: Elliot’s Homebirth Story

Elliot Edward Maaser Born: 12-28-10 Time: 11:06 p.m. Measurements: 8lbs 13oz, 21 inches long, 14.5cm head circumference Leading up to the Birth It’s hard to say when labor began since I’d been feeling contractions for the two months leading up to the birth. At 34 weeks, I even got worried that I would go into premature labor…little did […]

Our Firstborn: Ruby’s Birth Center Story

Ruby Lynn Maaser Born: Friday, 8-28-09      Time: 2:52 a.m. Measurements: 7 lbs 3 0z, 22 inches, 14 cm head circumference The Pregnancy Story After having been married for five years, Scott and I knew that we were ready for the next step. We didn’t quite say, let’s have a baby, but we did […]

The Truth About Fats

When I read Sally Fallon’s book Nourishing Traditions, it literally changed my life. I’ve never had one book so completely consume me and motivate me to change everything about my life. Thanks for recommending it Lisa! In this blog, I hope to summarize what I have learned from Nourishing Traditions, in addition to Weston Price, Gary Taubes, and Fathead and show […]

Who’s Got Time For a Blog?

I am the wife of an amazing husband who works so hard for our family and the mother of three lovely children, a 3 month old who likes to be held constantly, a rambunctious 2 year old, and a very wise 4 year old who is on the cusp of starting preschool. So why oh […]

Why We Drink Raw Milk

When I was juggling a full time job and raising a family, I never had the time to do much research about what we ate. We just spent a ridiculous amount of money trying to buy foods that were organic and called it good. But now that I am a stay at home mom, I have made […]