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Baby #6

Vivienne born July 25, 2015 7:47 pm 7 pounds 11 ounces 19.8” long

I met Christina and Vince in March, months before her due date. She found me through a recommendation on a local baby page. 2,302 more words

Doula

Are You a Good Candidate for a VBAC?

If you’re anything like me and you were traumatised by your C-Section and extremely disappointed that you could not birth naturally, then this is for you! 636 more words

Parenting

ON BEING EXCLUDED FROM THE CLUB

ON BEING EXCLUDED FROM THE CLUB

Originally published March 9, 2015

Mommy Wars.

It’s almost impossible not to get caught up in them. Before you even conceive, you’re already on one side or the other on a multitude of issues you may not have even thought were that big a deal – but will define you as a parent. 762 more words

Your Birth Counts. Her Birth Counts. My Birth Counts.

Somewhere in the history of birth, we got lost in this hierarchy of slating one birth against another, praising women who gave birth one way while shaming women who gave birth another way. 562 more words

Birth

While You Were Away...

As some people may have gathered from my last post, something’s stirring over here at Spirited Mama!

I am indeed, still alive and still as spirited as ever. 505 more words

Parenting

4 months old :)

It started at around 2:30 am the night before, three days past my due date, when I started feeling moderate lower back pain every 40 minutes. 1,531 more words

So, you're interested in a VBAC....

This is a subject that I get asked about frequently. There are many mamas out there, who, for a variety of reasons, are looking into their options concerning a pregnancy and birth after a previous cesarean section. 705 more words

Homebirth