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I Wish I'd Known

Someone asked me a few months after I had him, what’s the one thing about childbirth I wish I’d known before hand?

God, there are so many things I wish I’d known. 813 more words

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Our Birth Story (The Highlights)

My sweet little Olive was born right at 35 weeks gestation, 6 pounds 9 ounces and 18.5 inches long with a full head of hair (yes, I had heartburn. 521 more words

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How to Decide If You Should Get An Epidural

Get the insights on an epidural that can help you decide whether or not you should get one

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What to expect your first time giving birth!

Where do I even begin, let me tell you about my first birth experience and everything that happened that I wasn’t expecting.

So I started leaking my water maybe a day or two before I went to the hospital, I had called a nurse on call to run it by her that I was leaking, and she asked me if I was having any contractions at that time and I wasn’t. 1,686 more words

From labor to present, pain and neuropathy

Below is a Brooke’s story. She’s from regional Western Australia and suffered neuropathy in her foot and leg after giving birth. Brooke, thank you for sharing so much of your journey with all of us. 741 more words

Nerve Damage

Epidural or No


Epidural or not is a big choice to make, I have had friends that have gotten the epidural and some that haven’t. I decided to get the epidural with my pregnancy. 205 more words


The End of My Labor

For my safety and reasons that I am not ready to discuss right now I had what is called a “glass” over my chart which meant that my name was not on the board where they write who is going to be a Momma today and that if we had visitors Mike would have to walk them from the parking lot into our room. 1,478 more words