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Pepin the miracle

it’s been a long time since i have put my thoughts and feelings into words; around a year, which is kind of scary to think of how quickly time can move on without you.   2,850 more words

A Sister To Watch Over Me

Mine isn’t the typical birth story with contractions, an uncomfortable ride to the hospital and an epidural to take the pain away. But rather, a story of 2 sisters and 5 births, many happy days and many sad ones. 1,988 more words

First Time Mom

The Calm After the Storm

It seems everything I have ever known in the past about being pregnant has been chaotic and emotionally draining. From losing our first baby at 10 weeks, to the placental abruption on our Alaskan cruise at 24 weeks with Malachi, I have never experienced a normal pregnancy until now. 455 more words

High Risk Pregnancy

The Three B's

Welcome back, reader, and thank you for stopping by “Pea ‘n’ Ponder”.  This week I am dealing with the task of planning our eighth mobile prenatal clinic in Haiti.   1,592 more words

HBAC The Sinister Truth and myths debunked - Follow up to my anti HBAC post Part 3 of 4

I’ve done a lot of reading the last few days in regards to HBACs and studies conducted which has helped me greatly in writing this post. 2,731 more words


Follow up to my anti HBAC post Part 2 of 4 - Why I chose to try a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Caesarean)

When I found out I was pregnant with DS2, I knew I wanted to try and have a normal vaginal delivery so I started to look into my options, I read into both VBAC  and HBAC. 848 more words


Why I am so against HBAC - DS2 Birth Experience

Before I explain why I am so against HBAC (Home Birth After Caesarean) I must say that I am not against home births in general, if a woman can safely birth in a comfortable environment without intervention then that could be a truly wonderful experience, and I wouldn’t want to interfere with their choice. 1,157 more words