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Birth Movements in Brazil and Canada

Although I’ve tried to fit in some creativity here and there, the past month has been completely filled with school work and papers and journal articles. 749 more words

Introduction Part 2

So, where was I?  Oh yes.  After the first 24 hours postpartum.  I promise my intro and birth story end here.

We were in the hospital five days all together.   606 more words


Belly Bump Update (37 weeks to birth)

During our 36 week appointment, things were looking good.  The doc scheduled a c-section for March 20th, but the babies had other plans…

See how it says the babies will be delivered on 3-20?   511 more words


The Joys of Motherhood

I have since gave birth to a bouncing baby boy named Tyler.

The Birth

Caelan Tyler was born under C-section on December 19, 2013 (same birth date as his dad) at 3:15 PM. 476 more words


The Twins are Here!

Oh man…

The last few days have gone by in more of a flurry than I could ever have predicted. Sure, people give out with the… 843 more words

One out the sunroof. A story of the ups and downs of a C-section

So, this is the story of the birth of my second baby and the run up to it.

I had a great birth experience with my first little one (as great as can be expected when pushing a tiny human out of your body!) So I felt prepared for the birth of my second, until they started mentioning the word “c-section”…… 564 more words

One Pink One Blue And One That's New - Pregnancy

Behind Closed Doors

(My writing in response to a prompt from the workshop I led at UNC Hospitals, 4/15/14)

“How many times have I said, ‘Come in?’” my daughter Colette asked, looking over at me from her hospital bed and smiling. 380 more words