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What? No epidural?!

Where’s my epidural?

I had absolutely no intentions on giving birth without an epidural, however – to my surprise – the birthing clinic informed me that they DO NOT administrate pain meds! 373 more words

Breastfeed

Intro to Natural Birth with Kindess and Respect to All

I am truly an advocate of positive birth experiences and stories. If you’ve carried and brought life into this world, in any capacity, then it’s worth celebrating. 358 more words

Thoughts

Pros/Cons to Home Birth and Hospital Birth

As I have mentioned before on the blog, I had a home water birth with a midwife for my first child. And with the twins, I was referred to an OB for a medicated hospital birth. 672 more words

Twins

Pain Medications for Labor

This episode offers an overview of medications for labor pain and childbirth – nitrous oxide, IV opioids, and epidural analgesia. For each it covers how it’s administered, the benefits – how it helps with labor pain, and the possible side effects. 34 more words

Labor Pain

My Twin Birth Story

Imagine stepping onto a stage, with bright lights on. There are 10 eager people in the audience. And your only act is to perform birth in front of them ;) 1,550 more words

Twins

In the End Game

As I went into my last trimester and was settling in back at home with mom and dad, things started to really sink in that I was actually pregnant. 220 more words

Triplets Birth Story (Part 1 of 3)

The night before the babies were born was a typical night, just waiting for time to go by and itching (I developed Cholestasis in my third trimester… 1,515 more words

Triplets