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Birth Story

October 25th 2017

40weeks 2 days.

Induction Day!

  • 4pm…
    • arrive at Baptist Health Richmond,
    • get checked in
    • change into my hospital gown that I brought from home!
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Birth Story

After much anticipation of being induced, it finally happened…well kind of. Let me back up. If you read my posts Pregnancy Part One and Two… 347 more words

Pregnancy, Birth, Motherhood

Epidurals...Should You Get One, or Try to Deliver Naturally?

Ahhhh…..the epidural. I’m going to start out by just letting you know from the get-go that I am PRO-epidural. I am absolutely not a fan of pain, especially labor pains, but I take my hat off to the women who push themselves through natural childbirth. 1,166 more words


We Are All Adults Here; Let's Talk About Oxytocin

This post is more on the personal level than you should expect from my blog in the future; It’s a sweet post…read on please;

I’m so attached so fast to my Lovey Nate and I call him that now even though he is dominating, respected, successful, and a true man’s man (lovey is what babies call their security blankets or teddies in the UK, Ireland. 1,017 more words

Surrender: My Natural Birth Story

Disclaimer: this is a raw, true, and emotional depiction of my life and experiences.

Whew. It has taken me months (7 to be exact) to find a way to tell this story in a way that sufficiently conveys the spiritual journey I experienced. 2,985 more words


#SoCS -- Pant-Pant-Blow

The first time my wife got pregnant we were advised by her OB/GYN to enroll in a Lamaze class. These classes teach young couples how to prepare for childbirth and, more importantly, how to make it through labor and delivery. 492 more words


Labor Shame

I became a mother 2 months, 25 days, 12 hours, and 55 minutes ago. Looking back on it now, it was one of the best days of my life. 1,081 more words