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The birth of baby Noah.

My second pregnancy was a whirlwind. Chasing a toddler around really puts life into super speed. Aside from back pain, my pregnancy was very similar to the first. 1,943 more words


Bea's Birth Story

She’s here! Someone pinch me because it almost feels too good to be true. On Saturday, November 21, Beatrice Willow Shipper entered this world and changed our lives forever. 1,486 more words

My Stories

31 Symbols: The Uterus Invades Art

“There is no other organ quite like the uterus. If men had such an organ they would brag about it. So should we.” – Ina May Gaskin

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My Midwifery Elective Placement

As part of my degree course for midwifery I am required to do a week elective placement anywhere in the world that I think would be beneficial to my development as a midwife. 1,194 more words

Student Midwife

Everything Has Its Season...

During the last year I’ve worked with many beautiful mothers whom are overwhelmed with the process of conceiving or not conceiving when they would ┬álike. Having had the same experience, we often have the mind set that we are on our own time and babies will come when WE want them to. 84 more words

St Luke's Birth Clinic

2 weeks ago I had a fantastic experience attending a birth at St Luke’s Birth Clinic near Tsukiji in Tokyo!

The mother I was helping was very determined to have a natural birth and specifically chose this place for it’s midwife-led, no epidural, free-style birthing practice. 200 more words

Book Summary/Review of: Pushed by Jennifer Block

Ultimately this was a very informative book. It was fairly easy to read but you’ll need to know some common medical terminology dealing with pregnancy and childbirth to get the most out of it. 2,358 more words