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Postpartum post, finally

I knew I wouldn’t have much time to blog with a newborn, but I was hoping I’d find time to write about the birth of Hayes Graham Hancock before he was 15 weeks old! 715 more words


Personal growth through multiple births. Special guest: Cristina Grau

Cristina gets married when she is a young woman and after some time she decides – together with her husband – to expand the family. 75 more words


10 Ways to Make Your Hospital Room Feel More Comfortable

When my daughter spent 2 weeks in the NICU, I was surprised and unprepared.  I spent 2 weeks living out of my hospital bag and it was not fun.   150 more words


Safety of home birth

Important, and reassuring, new evidence from the Netherlands

Evaluating the relative safety of home and hospital birth is tricky; most home births are low-risk and many hospital ones high risk, so comparing outcomes for babies born in either place is hopelessly biased. 1,018 more words

Health General

I had a home birth and I’m not stupid. Or brave.


One Friday morning five years ago, I peed on a stick and a pink plus sign appeared. I didn’t know anything about babies, pregnancy or giving birth, but finding a respectable doctor and a good hospital seemed the most appropriate course of action. 81 more words


Happy World Doula Week!

March 21-28, 2015, is World Doula Week!

I came across this article by CordMama that I think is worth sharing: Why doulas are expensive (and why you’re glad they are… 92 more words


5 Reasons You Should Celebrate World Doula Week

Everyone likes a reason to party right? This week is World Doula Week and that is certainly a reason to celebrate. The world is a better place because doulas exist! 464 more words