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The Birth Story of Sedona Rey

There’s no better way to come back to “work” than to write a birth story! Had you asked me that Tuesday morning, on my due date August 16th, if I would meet my baby that day… I would have said,  2,499 more words

Babies & Children

Empowered Birth: The Message in the Bathtub

I originally wrote this article for a local magazine, called “Birth. Play. Love”, on the 1 year anniversary of giving birth to my first baby girl (3 whole years ago!!! 1,355 more words


Welcome to the World, Kyan Luther! He was born on June 9, 2016, and this not-so-little guy weighed in at 8lb 13oz. This birth was intense, but his mama felt a strong relaxation under  47 more words


The Best Laid Plans: The Home Birth That Wasn't Meant To Be

  • December 2015
  • First Baby
  • Mom’s Age: 31
  • Born on Due Date
  • Natural Birth
  • 27 Hours From Water Breaking to First Cries
  • Vaginal
  • Melbourne, Florida
  • Attempted Home Birth…
  • 2,030 more words
First Time Mom

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


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

My Second Homebirth Story

Oh, how grateful I am to be able to write not just one, but a second homebirth story. My first homebirth, which you can read all about… 2,603 more words