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Are women who give birth at home selfish?

Milli Hill has written a thoughtful piece on home birth. The piece is in response to comments by the president of the Australian Medical Association Western Australia, Michael Gannon, that women who choose to give birth at home when they are considered “high risk” are “selfish”. 494 more words

Birth Trauma

Home birth

Today I am 34 weeks and 3 days pregnant and had my first home visit from the midwife. Of course, when she went to measure the baby, he kicked her and moved away. 137 more words


Fearless Home Birth

Mica Whitfield is no stranger to water births.  She welcomed her son into the world in a water birthing center at a local hospital. When she was pregnant with her daughter, she decided on a home delivery to make the birthing experience a little more personal. 684 more words

Don't Quit!

Things That Make Me Happy IV

Welcome back!

This week is a special edition of THINGS THAT MAKE ME HAPPY, because I am focusing solely on my newest, most awesome, most exciting acquisition – MAMA CLOTH. 729 more words


39 Weeks - Baby #2

Can you believe I’m 39 weeks?!? I can’t, I never made it this far with Akira so it is pretty exciting to me! I’ve had so much go on and now I can relax and just wait on baby to come. 734 more words

Mommy To Be


It’s our estimated due date today and I’m certainly ready. It seems the boy is close but hasn’t yet wholly committed to starting this new part of the journey yet. 466 more words

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