Utah Birth Stories Project

The Utah Birth Stories Project is a digital archives of birth stories written by Utah community members and hosted by Salt Lake Community College. It is a valuable resources for understanding the experience of childbirth through the words, images, videos, and audio of Utahans. Taken as a whole, the narratives of the archives help form part of Utah's heritage through its culture of birth and family. The gathering of these Birth Stories from Utah is meant to engender a culture of understanding and sharing. For more information or to submit your own Utah Birth Story, please visit http://bit.ly/utahbirthstories. Please be advised, the images contained in this digital archive may contain material of a graphic nature which may be inappropriate for viewing by children and young people. Viewer discretion is advised.


Afton's Birth Story
Afton's Birth Story
The story of Afton's birth as written by Barbara Lindley with accompanying photographs., All materials, written and visual, were submitted to SLCC Digital Archives by Barbara Lindley through an online submission form.
Julian's Birth Story
Julian's Birth Story
Story of Julian's birth as written by Marlena Stanford with accompanying photographic content (also the property of Marlena Stanford)., Original textual content and digital photographs supplied by Marlena Stanford via email, with express permission for use from Marlena Stanford.
Rachelle's Home Birth Story in Provo, UT
Rachelle's Home Birth Story in Provo, UT
The story of a home birth in Provo, Utah as written by Rachelle Metcalf with accompanying photographs including the dad, Ben., All materials, written and visual, were submitted to SLCC Digital Archives by Rachelle Metcalf through an online submission form.
Riven - A Cesarean Birth Story
Riven - A Cesarean Birth Story
Author's Profile Picture and story of a C-Section birth whilst under heavy narcotics as written by Red., All materials, written and visual, were submitted to SLCC Digital Archives by Red through an online submission form.
Twin Home Birth Story
Twin Home Birth Story
Story of a home birth of twins as written by Jackie Askvig with accompanying photographic content (also the property of Jackie Askvig)., Original textual content and digital photographs supplied by Jackie Askvig via her blog, with express permission from Jackie Askvig.
Walden's Water Home Birth
Walden's Water Home Birth
The story of Walden's water home birth as written by mother (Jessica Dunford) and attending midwife (Hannah Dunford Sine) with photographs and videography by Sarah Asay., All materials, written and visual, were submitted to SLCC Digital Archives by Barbara Lindley through an online submission form.