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VBAC with my Rainbow Baby

I’m so thrilled to announce to you all that my son was born on June 21st at 8lbs 8 oz, 21.5 inches long by a SUCCESSFUL VBAC! 400 more words


Is your City on the list for the coming Ob-Gyn Shortage Crisis? Find out here…

New research released this week from Doximity looked at how the upcoming Ob-gyn shortage will be affecting certain cities more than others. This really hits home for women who are planning families, currently pregnant, and wish to deliver in a hospital in one of those cities most at risk. 685 more words

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Nile's Birth

Originally posted to tumblr on July 5, 2017.

One year ago today, Nile joined our family. I’m starting this story with… a bike ride to the park. 2,024 more words

Birth Story

10 Things to Know Before You Have a Baby in the Hospital


  1. You might get sent home. If you show up pregnant with your first baby and it turns out you aren’t 4 cm dilated yet, you will get sent home because you aren’t in active labor.
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Mission: Baby, before and after

During pregnancy, I thought a LOT about what I wanted for my son’s birth, what I choices I would make for him in his early days, and what kind of parent I would be. 1,283 more words

Family And Kids

Geoffrey turns one - his birth story.

Firstly, I want to apologise for the a hiatus in posting. The past month (sheesh it has actually been two… I’ve just checked)  has been MENTAL. 2,700 more words




The first hours after a baby is welcomed into the world may have short- and long-term consequences. Evidence has shown that newborns who are placed skin to skin with their mothers immediately after birth have better  respiratory, temperature, and glucose stability, and significantly less crying that stipulates less stress.

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