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My birth story; or, forcing my body into labor one hour at a time: Part 1

I wanted a birth story that involved laboring peacefully, or somewhat peacefully, in warm water surrounded by the music of the Beatles under dim lighting. I also wanted a conception that involved candlelight and romance, but instead found myself in a doctor’s office on my lunch break getting inseminated for the second time and experiencing mad cramping the rest of the day. 2,191 more words

Postpartum post, finally

I knew I wouldn’t have much time to blog with a newborn, but I was hoping I’d find time to write about the birth of Hayes Graham Hancock before he was 15 weeks old! 715 more words

Pregnancy

Lizzy's Birthday: {our birth story}

Caution: Text and Picture-heavy post to follow

Here I sit, my recently huge belly now significantly shrunken and the texture of cottage cheese. My three-week-old daughter rests in the crook of my knee, her head tilted to the side, sleeping off her milk-drunk stupor. 1,896 more words

Baby

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy. Ha! Squeezy.

I love birth. Everything about it and every kind. So, naturally, I LOVE reading other women’s birth experiences! I know I’m not the only one obsessed with reading them! 1,606 more words

Induction Instructions

Due Date…October 6, 2014. I worked until October 1st and my co-workers thought I was crazy. They kept saying “You’re going to wish you had more time.” “You should rest before the baby.” What they didn’t know was that literally nothing was happening!!! 940 more words

Pregnancy

Birth Story

My initial due date was predicted to be October 9th, 2014. The duration of my pregnancy the baby had measured about two weeks bigger than average. 1,355 more words

Days With You

The Long Anticipated Arrival of Rowan

I love birth. Everything about it and every kind. So, naturally, I LOVE reading other women’s birth experiences! I know I’m not the only one obsessed with reading them! 1,313 more words