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Seamus's Birth Story (Only Five Years Late)

Seamus was six months old when I started this blog, so I never wrote about his birth. He’s been asking lots of questions about birth, and we had explained to him that a baby gives off signs when it’s ready to be born, and then the muscles in the uterus squeeze hard, and then finally the baby comes out through the cervix and vagina. 1,379 more words

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Welcome Baby Lili!

Well everyone, she has finally arrived.
On July 12, 2014, 6:12 am, weighing in at 7lbs and 5 oz, Lili Ameesha was born. And this is the story of her birth! 409 more words


a journey home: part one

Within the past four years, I’ve had three very different birth experiences. Hospital, home, epidural, natural, c-section, and VBAC. I think it’s pretty unique, so I’ve decided to write the stories of each birth and share my personal experience/ perspective on each. 752 more words

7 Year Old Birth Story

Here is my birth story which I wrote for Easy Parenting magazine, hopefully, if it cuts the muster it will appear in the next issue! 611 more words


Our Birth Story

At Week 41 (Wednesday July 16th), we checked into the hospital (St Alphonsus) at 7:00am. We were a classy pair. Bryce in his cut off tee and I in a sheer crop top…. 1,615 more words

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Lumbar Puncture

Ok if you’ve been told you need to have a lumbar puncture and you actually want to know what it’s like but want to skip all the bullshit stories about how it “doesn’t hurt” and you want the truth – well I’m just gonna’ say it like it is because this is what I wanted to hear beforehand!!! 823 more words

Larissa Visakha Liu

Ever since we’re together, we never fell in love with another person. But now, she makes us fall in love again, Larissa Visakha Liu, who was born on 11 May 2012 — Luis Tirtasanjaya…

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