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Welcome to Mother Rising! My name is Lindsey VanAlstyne and I’m a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE), doula, placenta specialist, childbirth assistant – and the woman behind Mother Rising.

Founded in 2010, Mother Rising is an evidenced based and holistic resource for new parents and birth workers, covering everything from pregnancy, childbirth, to postpartum. Mother Rising’s mission is to help parents have a more informative, empowering, and compassionate journey to motherhood. Learn more about Mother Rising here.


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Best of Mother Rising 🔥

Lost and not sure where to start? No problem. Here are some of the most loved posts on Mother Rising.


What’s New 🐣

Here are the most recent posts on Mother Rising’s blog.


If you don’t know your options, you don’t have any.”

Diana Korte and Roberta Scaer

Healthy Pregnancy🤰

Pregnant or know someone who is? Learn the foundational elements to a healthy pregnancy, how to fix common pregnancy ailments, tips for self-care, and much more!


Natural Birth 🌱

Mother Rising wants to help you learn the basics of a natural birth, how to plan for a natural birth, ways to cope with labor pain and much more! Lindsey LOVES to teach informed consent and decision making, and pain management!


Mom Life 👶

Parents spend so much time preparing for childbirth, but what about everything after birth? Here is everything about life after birth with baby – mom life.

  • 43 Powerful Bible Verses for New Moms
    Mothering for the first time may fill us with wonder, fear, doubt, excitement, isolation, hope, and many other complicated emotions. Use these 43 powerful bible verses for new moms to …
  • DIY All Natural Postpartum Survival Kit
    Having an all natural postpartum survival kit ready to go before birth is helpful because the first week postpartum can be really tough. Parents are transitioning to taking care of …
  • 30 Summer Pregnancy Must Haves to Beat the Heat
    Mamas, cool off with these summer pregnancy must haves, and keep cool all summer long. For those that are new here, my name is Lindsey and I have lived in …

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Explore Printables for Pregnancy and Birth

Bring the encouragement and beauty of Mother Rising’s printables to your pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Below is a sneak peak of my bible verses for birth. Bible verses not your thing? No problem. Make sure to check out my empowering birth affirmations.


Morning Sickness Remedies

Looking for Morning Sickness Remedies? I got you.

From natural remedies to medical interventions, explore the top solutions for morning sickness that offer relief. There’s even a book for you!

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03/12/2024 02:05 pm GMT

Mother Rising is a pregnancy blog for new parents and birth workers, covering everything from pregnancy, childbirth, to postpartum.