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The Birth of Maeve Cecilia

I think this may be my briefest birth story yet. Lucy’s was certainly short (shockingly so, for a firstborn), and then Magdalena’s dragged on and on. 2,055 more words


Preparing for a homebirth

One thing I didn’t realize (though I probably should have), is the amount of work that goes into planning a safe and efficient home birth.  From rearranging furniture to buying and organizing endless supplies.  545 more words


Choosing a Home Birth

When I was only a few weeks pregnant my husband and I agreed after much research that attempting a homebirth was right for us, and our midwives as well as the smooth pregnancy to date have supported that decision so far.  626 more words


Welcome to my Blog!

This is my very first post! The very first step in a life long journey of motherhood.  So lets get into this.  The gritty, dirty details of who I am. 178 more words


The Politicization of Childbirth

This is an excellent article on women, birth and a model that is seriously out of step with what women want and need.  Yes, one more reason to… 7 more words


A student nurse decimated my arm and now I've got to go doctors!

Ok it’s not that bad but I am fuming!

I had my 28 week midwife appointment on Wednesday. I was excited because I thought we would discuss birth plans and antenatal classes. 567 more words

Housewife? Ha... Try Midwife!

On Friday,April 8th two of our lovely writers, Jessie and Shivangi, attended a lecture focusing on the History and Traditions of Midwifery in Mexico. The event was hosted by the CUNY Institute for Mexican Studies, who are based at the Lehman College, at the CUNY Graduate Center. 643 more words