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Our baby girl

Sienna Grace literally graced us with her presence at a civilised hour on her exact due date. Weighing in at 2.95KG she weighed a touch more than her brother who was 2.91KG but he was a week late! 157 more words

Aden And Anais

Baby boy!

After much anticipation, baby #2 finally arrived!
My “estimated due date” was July 1st.  Baby arrived 12 days later.
Born Monday, July 13th at 4:45pm… weighing in at 10lb. 61 more words

Oh Baby!

Your Birth Counts. Her Birth Counts. My Birth Counts.

Somewhere in the history of birth, we got lost in this hierarchy of slating one birth against another, praising women who gave birth one way while shaming women who gave birth another way. 562 more words

Sacred Mountain Maternity

Rhodes & Wilder

They’re here!

Rhodes Rowan (Baby A)

July 18, 2015


5lbs, 6oz

17 3/4 inches


Wilder Sky (Baby B)

July 18, 2015


5lbs, 10oz… 14 more words


My beautiful birth story

Last Doctor’s Visit

I was 40 weeks and 6 days pregnant and still no sign of baby coming any time soon. Mid-morning on May 20th, 2015, I had my last doctor’s appointment and was crossing my fingers I would leave with good news. 1,118 more words

Baby Boy

One of many hats...

Last-minute maintenance before I go to bed: load dishwasher, brush teeth, wash face… it’s nearing 11:00 when my cell rings. I know who it is even before I look.   1,469 more words


The Great Debate

NPR aired a story yesterday on birth outside the hospital — that is, in homes or birth centers. This topic was spurred by the United Kingdom’s recent decision to encourage women with low-risk pregnancies to deliver their babies outside the traditional hospital setting. 314 more words