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Our Little Girl's [Perfect] Birth Story - Part 2

This is the final post in the 2 part “series” of our little girl’s birth story…our one of a kind, no one else has it story. 1,363 more words

Exit Number 3: His Ways

Our Little Girl's [Perfect] Birth Story - Part 1

Our little girl’s birth story…our one of a kind, no one else has it story. Yep, that’s the one I’ll be sharing today & next week. 1,463 more words

Exit Number 3: His Ways

How to Save for a Postpartum Doula Without Even Trying

“Extra support after I have my baby?  That’s a bad idea.”  – Said No Mom Ever

I have had dozens of conversations with both pregnant women and new mothers (and their partners) and every last one of them tells me how amazing it would be to have the support of a postpartum doula during those tender first weeks after baby arrives BUT then they ask… 873 more words

Postpartum

The Thing About Mom Groups -

I had my first Facebook Mom Group head-butting experience today. It’s not uncommon for me to roll my eyes at a post, or maybe even shake my head. 901 more words

Someday I'll get over it, but today is not someday.

Dealing with my cesarean is not something I imagined would be so difficult. But it is.

I read a Scary Mommy post today that really hit home (don’t they always?). 320 more words

Fourth Prenatal Parent Group Meeting: Tragedies of Giving Birth

At the fourth prenatal parent group meeting we discussed some of the complications and tragedies of childbirth.

Some people did not attend this meeting. While all of the previous meeting had been held in the afternoon, this was the first meeting held in the early morning. 1,057 more words

Pregnancy

When a Big Baby Isn’t So Big

By RONI CARYN RABIN

Katy Clemens wanted to have a natural, drug-free childbirth. Then an ultrasound suggested her baby would weigh 11.5 pounds, and her doctors insisted she schedule a cesarean section. 969 more words

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