Every Mother Counts

Christina Soletti on February 21, 2013

Be Our Guest at the #EveryHeartCounts Twitter Event


Please join us (@Ergobaby) and Momma’s Gone City (@MommasGoneCity) for our #EveryHeartCounts Twitter Party Tuesday February 26 at 9pm EST/6pm PST.  We will be talking about maternal health and heart-healthy pregnancies with our friends, Every Mother Counts (@EveryMomCounts) and Naturally Family (@NaturallyFamily).  And of course, it wouldn’t be a party without gifts, right? We’ll be giving away fabulous…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on February 08, 2013

Every Mother Counts: Addison’s Birth Story

Addison's Birth Story

It’s a funny thing, thinking back on the birth of my first born. I never sat down and properly wrote her birth story in the weeks following her arrival. I had images that strung the tale together from the perspective of the photographer that stood watch. Throughout the years, snippets of my experience have surfaced…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on January 07, 2013

A Birth Story from a Doula’s Perspective


Dear Matthew, This is the story of your birth, from my perspective as your parents doula: Contractions started early Friday morning, about 1:30am. After a bit your mommy woke your daddy up and then called me around 3am. I was so excited to hear you were on your way! I told your mommy to try…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on December 07, 2012

The Gift That Gives Back


Give the Gift that Gives Back!  Order any item from our Guest Designer Series – Christy Turlington and a portion of every sale goes directly to Every Mother Counts, to benefit maternal health around the globe!  Hurry, order by December 11 to receive in time for Holiday Gifting! Ordering in time for the holidays? Here are…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on December 04, 2012

Ergobaby Featured in EMC’s Gifts That Give Back Holiday Guide


From:  Every Mother Counts This holiday season, we’re thrilled to be a part of meaningful gift giving that helps make a difference.  A portion of every purchase made from this list, including the Ergobaby Designer Diaper Bag, will be donated to Every Mother Counts and they make sure that donation goes directly to helping save…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on November 02, 2012

Every Mother Counts: Grayson’s Birth Story


When I found out I was pregnant I was fairly certain that my plans on ever having a natural birth were out the door but nothing prepared me for the roller coaster ride my son birth turned out to be. I was born with a uterus what was split in two that required reconstructive surgery…Continue reading

Julia Mangan on November 01, 2012

Every Mother Counts: Marcella’s Birth Story


My beautiful Marcella was born in the early morning hours on a Spring morning. This is her story. I awoke Saturday morning at 4am, March 21, 2009 to a trickle of water. My husband, Josh, wanted to call the midwife but I assured him labor had not begun. We went back to sleep and woke…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on October 31, 2012

Every Mother Counts: Owen’s Birth Story


I want to share my birth story with the hope that it will encourage someone who is getting ready for their delivery and needs some idea of what it’s going to look like. For me, nothing was normal, which I think might actually be the norm, but hopefully, this will help remind you that no…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on October 30, 2012

Every Mother Counts: Silas’s Birth Story


The Story of Silas, our Alaska Bush Baby In the early hours of October 10th I woke my husband Paul because it seemed that I was having contractions. I wanted to dismiss them as Braxton Hicks, but by 4 AM I knew that these contractions were becoming more substantive. I would have been thrilled to…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on October 08, 2012

Every Mother Counts…Share Your Birth Story


Make It Count Hundreds of thousands of women die from pregnancy-related complications each year. 90% of these deaths are preventable. You can help. Ergobaby and Christy Turlington Burns’ Every Mother Counts have joined forces in an exclusive collaboration. The Guest Designer collaboration between Ergobaby and Every Mother Counts (EMC) is our first initiative that aims to…Continue reading