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Baby birth story #2: medicated vs natural

I really should have gotten on the stick and written this closer to the actual event.  It feels like it was sooo long ago that Rose came into our lives.   1,153 more words


Birth Story of #babyMatylda

First of all I would like to say that I’m not one of those women whose aim was to have a natural birth… I’m a wimp when it comes to pain and I believe that pain meds were invented for us to use them. 1,139 more words


Marley Joy's Birth Story: Labor and Delivery

Join us in the delivery room where we first met our baby girl: Miss Marley Joy Bruner. Born April 18, 2017 at 11:03 a.m. and weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces. 10 more words


Ill  during chronic illness 

Moxie coming at you from her… Cell phone 😕

Monday I had my nerve study, which I would like to really address. The doctor conducting the study was the father of two successful children. 223 more words

Jacki's Story

My name is Jacki Barker and I am a doula with a busy business in Sydney Australia. I teach parents HypnoBirthing using Marie Mongan’s Method which helps to achieve wonderful calm and joyful births. 316 more words


Aren't Doulas Just for Natural Births?

Q: Aren’t doulas just for people having natural births or delivering at home?

A: No way!

It is a common misconception that doulas only provide care to families who choose to deliver at home or who are planning for an unmedicated birth. 525 more words


Hanley: The Day He Was Born

Hanley is my fourth baby. He was a rainbow baby and a welcome surprise! I found out I was pregnant with him after a miscarriage and on my first day back at college. 1,014 more words