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Jordyn’s Birth Story

I realized earlier today that I hadn’t shared Jordyn’s birth yet. It always takes me a long to get around to it just because I need to come down from all the excitement of having a new baby. 1,122 more words

Women's Health

Canadian mothers increasingly giving birth through c-section

The rate of births done by caesarian section in Canada is continuing to grow, according to new statistics from the Canadian Institute for Health Information. 580 more words


How to Prepare for an Unmedicated Birth

Before getting pregnant, my experiences of birth were limited to a terrifying-as-hell video in Year 11 Human Biology – I did go to a Catholic boarding school after all, where I can only assume they were trying to frighten us out of ever having sex – and equally horrific scenes from movies like  2,093 more words


20 Must-Have Pregnancy Essentials

Although it wouldn’t be wrong to describe me as hippie-dippie due to my love of natural and alternative health practices (I can feel my husband rolling his eyes from here when I suggest earthing), I still often give thanks for being pregnant in the year 2018. 1,907 more words




When writing this story, the hardest part for me, besides finding the time to sit down to write, was coming up with the appropriate title.

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Birth Center

Everybody's Got a Plan...

Until they get hit…

Here I am, trying to get back up.

Last Monday, I got a little unexpected news.  I went for a routine OB visit and everything was going as swimmingly has possible…much like my entire pregnancy.  386 more words

Discover Hypnobirthing for Positive Birth: Pregnancy Diaries #4

Welcome back to another pregnancy update!

Now on week 24 and feeling over the moon after experiencing our first ever Hypnobirthing class! We’ve got some homework to do before the next one in a fortnight, but oh my god, we’ve already got so much out of our little introduction! 729 more words