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Dr. Howard Schwartz #wheresmyob

On December 11, 2012 the stick showed two lines, one lighter than the other. If you are a women, you probably know what that means. Yup. 803 more words

Empowered Pregnancy, Empowered Birth

       Pregnancy for many is a time of excitement and unknown. It’s a time of questions and depending on your conditioning, it’s a time of vulnerability. It’s natural to want the best for your baby. 1,299 more words


Packing up my hospital bag

In the technicalities, what with being booked in for a home birth, I won’t technically need a hospital bag, but I’ve put a load of stuff together for the simple reason that firstly, I’m planning for the unexpected, and second, a lot of first timers do end up getting transferred to hospital to actually have the baby for a whole host of reasons. 955 more words


Visiting Salvation: Born At Home, Elliot's Story

Visiting Salvation is your story.

Today’s post is from Vanessa, mother to Emerson and Elliot and fellow Madison Home Birther.  Please enjoy her son’s long overdue birth story, who himself was long overdue.   1,447 more words

baby Althea {birth story}

A couple of months ago, a friend asked me if I would be able to be the photographer for the birth of their second little girl.   286 more words


Home birth

I grew up with a bias toward home birth. If my parents hadn’t been convinced by conventional wisdom that first children never come on time, they would have been home for my birth instead of frantically driving through the witching hour to find a hospital for my birth in an alien city. 673 more words


The Impact of Healthcare Policy

Health policies are public policies that are concerned with health, shape health care goals, influencing either a group of persons or a type of organization (Longest, 2010). 980 more words