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Miles Shepherd

It was early morning on March 30th when the first contraction came.  It actually woke me from my sleep.  I rolled over to check my phone.   857 more words

All Birth Stories Are Equal

I am what is known in the digital world as an “over-sharer.” Last night I shared an article on Facebook called Three Truths About C-Section Mamas… 1,666 more words

In The Know

Cesarean Awareness Month

Okay, so am I the only one who didn’t know?

Like, why don’t they hand out fliers at the hospital or your OB’s office? Or maybe they could stamp your hand? 1,498 more words


Whoa Baby!

On March 22nd I had my second child, another boy. Labour started on its own and within an hour I was in the trawls of back labour which sucks beyond the telling of it. 451 more words


The birth effect.

I came across the above picture on a facebook share and I was deeply disturbed.  With mothers there are always some sort of ridiculous divide that shouldn’t be.  329 more words


Since publishing my birth story I have received an overwhelming positive public response. The messages of support and appreciation have touched my heart. I feel proud that a momentous time in my life has been so inspiring to others. 1,351 more words



“Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.”

–Colossians 4:6–

From the very beginning, “average” or “normal” definitely did not describe my life.  565 more words