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Long Overdue

For those still trying for little miracles – hang in there and don’t give up! This update is in regards to the end of my pregnancy and delivery of my own miracle baby. 1,274 more words


Open to Change - Lindsey’s Birth Story

About You – Hi, I’m Lindsey Deringer and I stay home with my two girls, Ruthie and Laurel. I’m writing about my first birth with Ruthie. 712 more words

Dear God No

My OB sent me to a hematologist, who I saw today, because I tested positive as a carrier of Factor 11 Deficiency, which means I could have an issue with blood clotting… 116 more words

Dana’s Birth Story

About You – My name is Dana Hermelin, I’m married to Michael and we live in Seattle, WA. We have one 9-month-old baby girl, hers was our first birth. 3,092 more words


Epidurals are a widely used method of pain relief in the West, with over 50% of American mothers opting for one, with more women requesting one than for any other form of pain relief.  558 more words


Today is John Bonica’s Birthday!!!  You know! The guy who invented the epidural! (February 16, 1917) 

This should be on every mother’s calendar who didn’t do it “natural.” 143 more words

My Thoughts

Birth Story

October 25th 2017

40weeks 2 days.

Induction Day!

  • 4pm…
    • arrive at Baptist Health Richmond,
    • get checked in
    • change into my hospital gown that I brought from home!
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