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The Things Moms Carry

This piece is an adaptation of The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, one of my favorite pieces of writing on the planet.

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Mama Life

Saturday 22nd November 2014- Due date YESTERDAY- What happened?!

Nothing. That’s what happened! lol

On Thursday, after my acupuncture session where my guy tried some induction techniques, I decided that I wasn’t going to wait around any longer for my little passenger to arrive. 688 more words

I Am A Surrogate!

What is the Home Birth Experience Like?

As you can imagine we have a lot of newly pregnant women here at Holistic Wellness. It’s a huge perk of the job! I frequently discuss birth options with my newly pregnant clients. 398 more words


A Chinese hospital is tasing men to simulate the pain of childbirth

Soon-to-be dads in one Chinese province can now sign up for a new kind of childbirth preparation: free sessions in which they are literally shocked into understanding… 191 more words

Giving Midwives the Respect they Deserve

Midwifery is one of the world’s oldest professions and midwives have been ‘with woman’ (the literal translation for the word ‘midwife’) for thousands of generations. The work of skilled midwives is invaluable in ensuring the wellbeing of expectant mothers, new mothers and their newborns. 484 more words


Men can experience childbirth via shock treatment

CHINA- A Chinese hospital is offering men the opportunity to experience what the pain of childbirth is like, after several new moms complained that they got little sympathy from their partners. 181 more words


Life With Eight Kids

Life with 8 kids isn’t too different from life with 7 kids. So if anyone out there is considering the leap from 7 to 8, know it isn’t difficult. 431 more words