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it's as if they just fell out of me.

there will be a moment when
I sit down and talk about the events
leading up to their birth
and their birth.

but today I’m acknowledging that they’re here. 166 more words

Twin Pregnancy

Let's Get Personal: Mammy's Birth Story

This isn’t the story of me emerging from my mother’s nethers many, MANY moons ago. Rather, it’s the tale of how someone who has always had an irrational fear of childbirth managed to have two children. 684 more words


The Day My Life Changed

It was March 31st 2:30 am when my back fiercely began hurting. I was 37 weeks pregnant, 40 pounds heavier than I normally am and felt like a snake that swallowed a beach ball. 1,016 more words

Mom Life

Isaiah's Birth Story

So I have been trying to post weekly and I feel like I’m still playing catch-up since we were all sick in December!  Then Isaiah got sick last weekend, Eli this week, and then me this weekend.  2,261 more words


Birth Options Midwifery Team Statistics 2017

I’m about to share the the latest statistics from 2017 for the Birth Options Midwifery team – and they are unbelievably good!

The team is comprised of Glynnis Garrod, Susan Lees, Angela Wakeford and Bernice Jehring Down. 620 more words

Empowering Mothers

Meet Christa Bussack

Here I am pictured with Christa Bussack … a little tired, an hour or two after midnight, but still looking fresh (maybe a bit too optimistic?!) :-D Even through the early morning hours, Christa maintains her sense of humour and effervescence in the maternity ward. 211 more words

Empowering Mothers

There's No Place Like Home?

While advances in modern medicine may comfort most expectant mothers, they’ve left others feeling kind of like this…..

Video Credit: Monty Python and the Meaning of Life… 559 more words

Reproductive Medicine