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Our Birth Story

Let’s start off with the birth of our first child, the best day of our lives!!

I had been measuring ahead of schedule, so I hoped Jackson would make his appearance early, before the end of the year, but we rang in the new year still pregnant. 450 more words


Is your baby too big for a natural birth?

I cannot believe how often I hear this..

I really want a natural birth, but my doctor said the baby is too big.


  1. How big is your baby?
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Baby Stuff

Amee's Birth Story: Joseph Daniel

It started out with a trip to the women’s center (i.e. hospital) like almost any other birth story. However, I was not in labor. And although I was already 2.5cm dilated and 100% effaced, there was no clue for when this little guy or gal was going to show up (we wanted to be surprised by the gender). 2,048 more words

Birth Story

Just Had to Get That Out

Some themes get old on Finding My Kid. If you’re a regular reader, you can probably name a few: sleeplessness, detox and die-off, food, the… 1,971 more words


Birth Story

I suspect the worst thing a soon-to-be parent could hear is that their son rates very low on a standard metric of health. Jake was surprisingly calm, considering, although he did drive like a singularly focused crazy person on our way back to the hospital. 576 more words


Wow do I have a lot to catch up on. [Birth Story] 3 months later!

First off, HE IS HERE!!!!
And he is actually 3 months old now! I’ve been so caught up in all this crazy new mom stuff that I completely forgot about posting on this blog. 1,088 more words

First Time Mom

One Last Near Death Experience And A Baby

We scheduled the induction for last Friday, the 17th of June. The baby was expected to be born the next day, the 18th, at 36 weeks and 5 days gestation. 1,217 more words

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