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1 More Sleep!! ;)

We are on the brink of welcoming a new addition to our awesome foursome. I don’t know what’s in store for us.

As excited as I am about a new addition, pregnancy triggered all my feelings of anxiety and depression that I had felt when I birthed Anees. 395 more words


two births in one night

Recently I had the immense honor of being at two births in the area.  Two moms with due dates over 2 weeks apart, both went into active labor on the same day.   180 more words


Beautiful, Chaotic Birth!

I have officially attended my first birth! It was an amazing experience that went from entertaining to peacefully focused and finished off with a bit of chaos!  664 more words

Natural Birth

Birth Story: Women should be running the world!

Birth Story of Elena Jane

As told by mama Emily

Elena Jane was born Sept. 7 at 12:45 a.m. She weighed 8 lbs, 1 oz and was 21.5″ long. 1,865 more words


My Cholestasis Journey

Cholestasis… pronounced kō-lə-ˈstā-səs. It just SOUNDS awful. And it is. The itching …. oh the ITCHING! And it’s worse on the palms of your hands and the bottoms of your feet. 1,488 more words

Birth Stories

Birth Stories

The first thing I read by Ina May Gaskin was Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth.  The book started out in a way I didn’t expect. I was ready to dive into some essential birth knowledge. 561 more words

Path To Midwifery

Jessica's Dream Delivery

I had previously had two (unplanned) c-sections for my two kids. I tried for a VBAC with my second delivery, but was roped into another surgery without say (or even told why, which made me upset). 1,090 more words

Birth Story