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Our curtains are gauze, drawn shut, infusing the living room with a soft sort of light that plays against the blue of the birth tub, the dark honey of the wood-paneled walls.  483 more words

Pre-labor- is this the real deal?


As if there weren’t enough question marks already… When will my baby be born? Where will my baby be born? Is it going to be a long or short labor? 617 more words

Labor And Birth

Why we love midwives (and HATE insurance!)

Today, I had my second midwife appointment (2 appointments in 21 weeks of pregnancy? Yes, that happened). While I was there, my mother spent over 30 minutes waiting to talk to an insurance rep and then another few minutes getting (surprise!) nowhere at all with him. 1,179 more words