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#92 – The Real Deal

At last, I’m fully dilated and now I’ve to concentrate on pushing Baby A out. After a few trial runs of pushing, I asked the nurses if Dr. 395 more words

Second Child

In a moment everything suddenly changed. It wasn’t just me and Sam anymore. We had this absolutely gorgeous baby girl. All those tears; the pain; a gruelling four days of being induced; one hour of labour, and then it it all just faded away. 2,108 more words


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Opinion: Get the Epidural:

There are scarier complications — for example, you might end up needing an emergency C-section — but you might end up needing one if you try to give birth naturally. 316 more words


The Perfect Parent

My first child was breastfed for 4 months, used disposable diapers and wipes, supplemented with formula, started solids at 5 months, never co-slept, rear faced until he was 1, had more chocolate milk then anything after 12 months, was cared for by a family member, had a binky until he was 2, finished college, and freaked out every time he attempted to eat anything off the floor. 408 more words


Worth It - A Riverside Hospital Birth Story

  • November 2015
  • First baby
  • Mom’s age: 28
  • Hospital Induction
  • 3 Days Early
  • Epidural
  • 12 Hour Labor
  • Vaginal
  • Columbus, OH
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital

Let me start by saying I wanted to be pregnant so bad. 1,718 more words

First Time Mom

Difficult Labors and the Role of the Doula

This past month, our doula community has encountered some difficult labors. As doulas, we are trained to help reduce the number of unnecessary interventions by assisting mothers to cope with pain, improve positioning, and empower the mother to advocate for herself. 725 more words