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The Birth of Jace Alexander.

Hi, my sweet baby boy! Waiting for you these last couple of weeks was SO hard for me. So, so hard. I was tired, uncomfortable, impatient, frustrated, confused, and super emotional.  4,714 more words

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An Update: Welcome Elijah Axton!

Hey guys, sorry I’ve been away for a while… but as you can tell by the picture <3 There was a reason! Elijah Axton was born on July 13th, 2017 at 5:41 am. 1,274 more words

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The moment we found out

The moment we found out Eliana was diagnosed with down syndrome I knew my wife would take it really hard. We had one week to mentally prepare ourselves for the news and we talked about the worse case scenarios. 312 more words

Thou Shalt Not Suffer: Having the Birth You Want vs. Having the Birth You Need

Birth is a beautiful thing – our bodies work for months on creating a life, and once the baby is ready to be born, our body knows exactly what to do.  2,957 more words

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Sadity Baby: My Postpartum Kit

I have gone through most of this pregnancy as natural as possible and I figured the 4th Trimester was no exception. I had a lot of recommendations for different store brand aids to help with recovery, but I decided to go the natural and home made route. 237 more words

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Getting Ready for Gentle Birth

“We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” – Laura Stavoe Harm

Giving birth can be considered as one of the most unforgettable experiences in a woman’s life, a moment where a mother needs calmness, peace and where her needs and preferences will be heard and listened to.  

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Evelyn's Birth Story.

This has taken me a long time to write. I think I was slightly traumatized from Evelyn’s birth and there is a lot of shame that comes with that. 1,032 more words

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