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Labor and Delivery Story

It has taken me awhile to write this post, I had too process the events that occurred. It has taken me a few weeks to really come to terms with the fact that I almost lost my life, but I also gave birth to life. 738 more words

Motherhood

My Birth Story & Why You Should Keep Your Expectations Low When Attempting a Natural Birth

My Birth Story

Before the birth

Before my son was born I knew I wanted a natural childbirth.  Before we even conceived a child my husband and I knew that we wanted the best for him.  2,264 more words

Torture

Dear Elizabeth,

This birthing thing is the most humbling and torturous experience ever.

The ladies adjacent to our little room have already delivered. The most recent moaned through most of the last couple hours. 196 more words

My Birth Story

On November 11, 2014 I checked into the hospital to get induced, I was 41 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I checked in at 7:45pm and after filling out paperwork and answering 100 questions, the induction began. 941 more words

Pregnancy

Pain with a purpose

Among our birth clients, especially the first time moms, one of their biggest concerns is how they will cope with pain in labor.  We have a variety of resources such as physical comfort techniques, emotional comfort techniques, and environmental comfort techniques that we use but in this post we will explore the purpose of pain in labor. 658 more words

Baby

My Big Baby Belly

Just a warning, I am not sparing personal pregnancy details in this one.

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been having some belly pain happening.   540 more words

Pregnancy

FDA issues warning about common pain injections. What you need to know.

One of the most popular treatments for neck, back, and joint pains —steroid injections—can be dangerous, and in rare cases can cause paralysis and death according to a… 409 more words

Health