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5 things to do during maternity leave (pre-baby)

I began my maternity leave two weeks ago, with my due date expected for tomorrow. I would have left work even later had I been able to, in order to enjoy as much time as possible with my newborn after it’s born. 1,004 more words

Baby

The Best Laid Plans...

It has been exactly one week since the birth of my son and already so much has changed in my life. Labor was one of the hardest physical and mental missions I’ve endured and while my birthing plan didn’t exactly go as planned, I’m content with the outcome. 2,170 more words

Cud Chewing

B E G I N N I N G S

My Gentle Birth Story

My son, Alexander Rafael, born November 6th, 2015.
“So this is love
– mmmmmm
So this is love
So this is what makes life divine… 2,066 more words
Pregnancy & Birthing

The Birth of Caroline Faye | Birth Photography

This is really long for such a short birth, but here is my birth story at last! {As written by Sunny Schaffer}

I sat on the toilet and leaned in to my husband, trying not to cry. 2,565 more words

Doula

Au Naturel

I feel like this is almost a taboo topic, especially in America. But I’m going to talk about it anyway because it’s something that I feel very strongly about. 540 more words

Pregnancy

The Birth of Carolina Raye | Birth Photography

The weekend of sweet Carolina’s birth started rather eventfully.  On Friday I was home from work and spent the morning grocery shopping.  I came home in between stores and suddenly felt very sick to my stomach.  1,583 more words

Childbirth

Megera's Massage = Heaven

My friend Megera is a talented young woman. Who knew that having someone walk across your back could feel so good? :)

Megera is a licensed and certified massage therapist specializing in Barefoot Ashiatsu massage.  135 more words

Natural Birth