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A Birth plan: Just a suggestion

On the night of Thursday, May 12th as I tucked my freshly bathed self into bed I felt what many women who have had children recognize the pop of my water.  511 more words


Hospital Birth? What to Pack...

So you’ve decided to deliver your baby at a hospital and you’re wondering what you need to bring with you, right? Well, first of all, make sure that you take a hospital tour and get to know the environment/what kind of amenities they offer (do they have showers/tubs, birth balls, squatting bar, etc.). 297 more words

Bossier City

Hank Warren

Hank was born via c-section in April. His brother’s birth was full of excitement due to an emergency c-section. Hank’s was much more laid back. The section was planned and we all had the dates written in our calendars. 63 more words


Alice Forrest: The Midwife's Tale Oral History Collection

During research for their book, Billie Hunter and Nicky Leap interviewed mothers as well as midwives and nurses, in order to gain a well rounded picture of pregnancy, childbirth, and pre and post natal care before the NHS. 1,518 more words

Heritage Collection

Episode 20: Christine's Birth Story

Welcome to the second installment of our birth story series!  In this episode, Chrissy starts having contractions and hits LA rush hour for the hospital  while screaming the whole way at her husband about how messy the car is because: LABOR.   29 more words


The Uncomfortable Feminist

I am a birth worker,

arguably the most woman-centric job on the planet. I work with women at their most vulnerable, most powerful, most female. Giving life is something only we can do. 389 more words