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Digital Zipper's Down

When we were young and saw someone with their zipper down, we used to tell them, “Close your zipper before your horse gets out!”  Facebook has been tracking our interests and selling the data. 111 more words


"Mom, are you crying?"

Bertha seemed to be in the beginning stages of labor early this afternoon. She progressed slowly and by dinnertime she had started pushing. I ate dinner quickly and went to check on her because nothing was happening during her pushes. 515 more words


Sofia's Birth Story (Christina's CBAC After a Low Transverse with Extensive Lateral Tearing)

Stuck at ten… again

I did everything I could do to stack the cards in my favor for a VBAC. I fired 2 different OB groups, joined ICAN Westchester, NY and started seeing a group with 2 OB’s and 6 midwives 40 minutes north of me. 6,542 more words

Birth Story

My C-Section Story

This past December, I gave birth to my first child – a hefty little boy weighing 9.9 pounds.  He was a breech baby and even though my doctor gave us a few different options, he encouraged us to go with a c-section. 627 more words


Next month, Dr Anke Reitter and I will be travelling to Drammen, Norway, to facilitate our Physiological Breech Birth study day, in collaboration with OBGYN Dr Tilde Broch Østborg of Stavanger University Hospital. 19 more words

Study Days

Breech baby

So, our baby is the wrong way up. Depending on how you look at things, I mean once it’s born it is currently the right way up for day-to-day human life, but for actual birth, it’s not ideal. 138 more words


Is pregnancy a diagnosis?

I just spent two days feeling like a medical experiment. “Raising Justice” is about parenting, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t include what it’s like to parent while your kid is in the womb. 1,645 more words

Raising Justice