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This Is Home Birth

An honor to attend my fifteenth birth and my third home birth. I’ve never seen Kristi’s husband and daughter so happy, and Kristi was her usual sweet, sweet self. 49 more words


Turtle Mother

It was May 28, 3:30am, when I awoke to a phone call from Daniel – “hi Linda, I wanted to call and tell you that the contractions are 4 minutes apart”. 2,500 more words

The documentary that opened up a whole new world.

I just watched Ricki Lake’s documentary, The Business of Being Born…and WOAH.  I, for most of my life, had no clue how many options women have. 325 more words

Good Living

Our Rainbow Came To Join Us

So, our rainbow baby has arrived, and she’s now almost 3 months old, but better late than never to record the birth story :)  From the beginning my envisaged birth was a water birth at home with just my husband and eldest daughter present.   854 more words


How We Raise A Family: Jenny

A few weeks ago, I interviewed my friend Miriam about being a new mother. Her words were so helpful, that I’ve decided to start a new series in which I talk with women about their experiences with pregnancy, birth, and motherhood. 1,480 more words

Health & Wellness

The Story of Astrid's Birth

September 5, 2014, Friday – three days before expected due date

Despite reaching full term at 39 weeks, I had been receiving many comments that my belly is still… 3,273 more words