Read the joyous homebirth stories of women in Maryland and surrounding states!
|Posted on September 22, 2011 at 5:40 PM|
At 8:30 p.m. we were watching a Bored to Death DVD, the episode called The Case of the Stolen Sperm - so funny this show. Contractions had been a little stronger than usual that night. We were timing them to see if they were regular and they were 10 minutes apart.
Suddenly, I heard a pop and my water was gushing down my legs. I said to my husband...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 3, 2011 at 9:21 AM|
I have been working on this birth story for some time. For whatever reason, I can't ever be happy with it. Nothing I put in these paragraphs can do this experience any justice. I am now an even bigger advocate for women being able to choose the way in which they give birth. When done the way YOU intend, the journey is the most remarkable and rewarding of your life. Here is the story of how Massimo came to us on a beautiful Sunday morning- on Father's Day...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 15, 2011 at 9:28 PM|
From the moment I felt the first contraction, I knew Kai's birth would be different.
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Thirteen months before, his brother was born in a 27 hour labor that nearly de...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 13, 2011 at 2:13 PM|
Let me start by saying I am not a first time mom. Kamlyn was my second birth, but I never expected things to be so unpredictable. With my first daughter, I never once made a trip to the hospital thinking I was in labor. The day we drove to the hospital, I knew it was the day. About...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 13, 2011 at 9:36 AM|
With our first two babies, we took Bradley Method childbirth classes and birthed in a freestanding birth center. This time, we planned a quiet birth at home for our third baby with a midwife and as hands off as possible. We wanted our baby to be welcomed by friends and family including Baby's two older brothers, ages 3 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 13, 2011 at 7:36 AM|
Much the same as my second child, I had been having Braxton-Hicks contractions thru most of this pregnancy. Towards the end, some of them were painful, and their intensity and frequency continued to increase. On a Tuesday in the late spring, in the afternoon, I started with bloody show...Read Full Post »