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The Beginning of June

I gripped the head of the hospital bed and clenched my eyes shut. Every fragment of mental energy I had left was focused on pushing the tiny human out of my body.  301 more words


Chaos: the new normal

Goodness it’s been a while since I’ve had the chance to sit down and write a post. To say it’s been a crazy couple of months is an understatement. 1,812 more words


Saved through childbearing

“Yet she will be saved through childbearing” (I Timothy 2:15)

What does this MEAN? Is giving birth — with all it’s accompanying pain and agony — a way that a woman pays penance for being a woman or for her sins?

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Finley's Birth Story

So many of you have asked to hear Finley’s birth story, so I decided to I needed to sit down and put it together for the blog to share with everyone. 1,979 more words


Crosby's Birth Story

I shared this story over on http://www.hellomytribe.com and I’m sharing it here, too, with a little intro to say this: It is hard to write a birth story! 2,272 more words


The top 5 things I learned at Doula training (and why you should certify with BEST)

After years of wishing, dreaming, and a few excuses, I’m finally a certified Doula! It feels so good to say that. I’ve run scenarios in my head where I meet someone new and they ask me what I do for work. 943 more words