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Alabama: please learn from Utah's mistakes

I read a great article written by Dr. Michael Flanagan, addressing Alabama’s proposed legalizing of direct entry midwifery. He makes several concise arguments about why lay midwives are not adequate birth attendants in emergency situations. 686 more words

Direct Entry Midwives

Great Birth Resources for Birth Choices

Apart from being a professional researcher I tend to spend an inordinate amount of personal time researching issues or interests personal to me. I am currently planning the birth of TO (Tiny One) so a lot of my spare time is taken up reading about what to do to enable a successful VBAC, and in general the benefits and risks of intervention free birthing. 648 more words


Incontinence, Potty Training, and Elimination Communication


One month ago, I had a baby girl, Zaida Margaret Lovejoy. She is my second child, Santiago Brach Lovejoy was my first. He turns 21-months next week. 800 more words

We welcome with happiness and joy...

Daisy Coralice Beatrix Bartley

who swam into the world at home in our bedroom on Saturday 23rd August at 8:30pm

after a 36 hour latent period, 2 and a half hour first stage and 30 minutes second stage. 127 more words

38 Week Pregnancy Vent, Baby Transverse, TMI

I am 38 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I am 5’1″ and weigh 182 pounds, y’all. I waddle around like a potato with feet (I love… 521 more words


RCS risks

Picking up on my passion for VBACs lets start with some little known facts, or at least the ones not mentioned by your provider. “The risks to repeat cesarean sections”. 970 more words


Birth story of Harvest Aletheia



The Birth of Harvest Aletheia

Ever since we met our midwife, Doran, in December I have been looking forward to telling my successful VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) story. 1,279 more words