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Baby Jedi's Birth Story - Part 3

I continued to sit for hours enjoying my popsicles and my husband and mother.  We waited.  And waited.  A nurse came in to check my progress and determined that it needed a little help.   1,357 more words


the deaths we don't hear about

I’ve tried very hard to track home birth deaths (mostly via the internet and news papers), and it is a very difficult task. I know that many women who lost their babies to home birth do not believe the deaths were preventable, and don’t wish to sully the reputation of home birth by sharing their stories in public. 743 more words

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Home Birth- Disappointing Update

Evening! I realize that I haven’t posted anything the last few days, and I apologize.

Update time!

At my last midwife appointment, I was told to get my iron checked to make sure that my levels were sufficient enough for a home birth, and my levels were actually lower than before. 403 more words

Birth story of Harvest Aletheia



The Birth of Harvest Aletheia

Ever since we met our midwife, Doran, in December I have been looking forward to telling my successful VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) story. 1,279 more words


Wisewoman Childbirth Traditions has been offering professional midwife care to San Francisco since 1986.

Today, more and more women are turning to midwives when considering how and where to give birth. Opting to employ a midwife for the child birth process has numerous benefits, many of which are backed by scientific findings. 209 more words


Last words

Hello Everyone- this will be my final blog until baby Bennett arrives. Just a few updates! First off I had my hemoglobin retested. After great effort to bring my iron up, I was able to bring it up to a safe enough level for homebirth! 331 more words


A Birth Story. by my wife, Carey Yaruss Sanders

Today, Quinn is 3 weeks old. I am her mother, Carey. She was born in the bathtub at home. It was the most surreal, profound, intense day of my life. 3,142 more words