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A Page in Herstory

They gathered under a full moon. It was 3 a.m., but no one seemed to care. There was a buzz of nervous energy in the air. 725 more words


TMI Alert: The Delivery

In my last blog post, I told you all how I planned my birth to go. Of course it didn’t go like that. For starters, my playlists I labored (pun intended) so hard over, didn’t get played till long after the birth. 1,828 more words


Childbirth Education - Videos I use in class

There is a plethora of information out there about childbirth, so how do you know what is real and what is not?? That’s where I come in ;) I have been teaching childbirth education classes for almost five years now and I have been attending births for well over a decade. 92 more words

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Packing the Hospital Bag (Canadian Hospitals)

It’s been almost 4 months since I delivered RJ, so before I forget, I thought I would write down the items that I think should be on a packing list for a hospital birth. 826 more words

Writing your birth plan

Have you ever noticed when you’re pregnant that everyone wants to give you advice?

– Don’t be induced, you’ll need an epidural

– Don’t get the epidural, you’ll get a c-section… 176 more words


Does This Gown Make Me Look Fat?

Ah, the lowly hospital gown.  It isn’t much to look at and for moms planning to breastfeed, it isn’t all that practical once the baby arrives.  550 more words


Respect in Birth

This post was previously published on January 28th. I’m reposting it with the addition of a poll. If you are a mother, please take the short poll at the end of the page. 920 more words

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