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an external cephalic version or ECV

I don’t know that I posted much about my experience last pregnancy with Pixie. I felt very insular and private during that pregnancy. This time around I have faced many of the same dilemmas and realised that by speaking out about my feelings they become a whole lot easier to manage. 1,735 more words


Evelyn's Birth Story

In honor of Evelyn’s 2nd birthday, I am re-posting the story of her birth. I always get so nostalgic around my baby’s births. I relive every minute leading up to their arrival and am filled with so much joy recalling their special day. 2,099 more words


My Birth Day

The only reason this Monday morning seemed unusual was because my husband had slept in the guest room for fear of giving me whatever had him so sick that weekend. 1,021 more words

Our breastfeeding experience

Today is my son’s first birthday and it marks a full year of breastfeeding. With all of the nostalgia I’m feeling today, I’m also reminiscing about our start to breastfeeding. 709 more words


Packing For The Grand Adventure of Labour, Birth and Meeting Your New Baby

You’ll find hundreds of lists of what to pack in your hospital bag, no shortage of those. I take the view that this is not a time to pack light, especially when you are not living close to your birth place (which applies to most families in Renfrew County). 1,191 more words

"My heart fell out and was put in this beautiful baby boy"

I love birth. Everything about it and every kind. So, naturally, I LOVE reading other women’s birth experiences! I know I’m not the only one obsessed with reading them! 1,981 more words

Community Birth Story: Henry Philip

As told by Nicole:

This birth story starts before conception. After 5 long years of trying for a successful pregnancy my husband and I decided to try an IVF procedure. 767 more words

Hospital Birth