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What went down at the Positive Birth Movement Event last Saturday

First off, what a bad ass venue they had for the event: The Viper Lounge, out in Glencairn. Imagine that, a bunch of midwives,doulas,mommas and preggos, hanging out, talking about the most empoweringly feminine act of… 802 more words


Clark's Birth Story

No better way to kick off new birth stories than to share one from a mom who’s already shared a previous birth story! Heather is a dear friend and recently had her second baby last spring. 2,024 more words


Calling all BIRTH stories!!

It has been FOREVER since I posted a few birth stories and we need to change that. I will post ANY kind of birth story. Home, hospital, c-section, loss…every birth story matters. 55 more words


A Tale of Three Pregnancies. Part One: 1968

In honor of my sister’s birthday, today I am sharing the story of her birth. This is the first of three birth stories I will be sharing over the next few weeks. 1,651 more words

Birth Stories

The Long Last Weeks of Pregnancy

Dear Mama waiting on your baby,

You aren’t going to be pregnant forever. Really, I promise. It can feel that way when there is no comfortable sleeping position, ankles and feet are swollen, your biggest maternity clothes are feeling tight, and you wake up each morning realizing you didn’t go into labor in the night. 747 more words


I want to hear all about it. And I mean all.

I am interested in every facet of human experience. Yes, that is a euphemism for nosy. My nosiness is a form of optimism; I am interested in people and life. 416 more words

Triplet Birth, Switzerland 1929

Birth Stories sometimes pop up in the unlikeliest of places.

I was reading Death: the Final Stage of Growth by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (1926 – 2004) 297 more words