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From home birth to emergency C-section. My birth story and your choices.

Choosing between home, a midwife led unit or hospital delivery suite…

Giving birth – for most women, it’s the most physically challenging thing you will do. 1,178 more words


Slow Swimmers? How You Can Cash In At The Sperm Bank.

A US study has found that men who consume fruit and vegetables with high traces of pesticide residues could be negatively affecting the size and shape of their sperm. 30 more words


Death is Not the End

Most of us believe that death is the end, but if one truly comes to think of it, death is not the end; it’s just a bend to transcend. 155 more words


Quantified home birth

Timing contractions, 04.11.2014

On November 4th, 2014, my wife gave birth to our son Liam James, at our home, or more specifically on the floor of our bedroom beside the night table, at 16h36, along with the help of two midwives. 969 more words

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Picture day. 

Last night I was able to read the TV channel for the first time in over a year. We have cable so when you turn to a channel it gives you the name of the program and a short description at the bottom of the screen. 721 more words

And then I became a Dad...

My son was born last week. May 14th at 4pm. 8lbs13oz or 4kg. Take your pick. The main thing is, my world is now different in ways I can only start to comprehend. 259 more words

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God plays a trick on me (ie it's Pentecost). Here are the readings my reflection will follow

Funny God. Funny, funny God. With my lack of awareness of the church calendar passing these days, you turn to me and whisper suggestions of preaching just in time for me to come back for my favourite feast of Pentecost and with the reading about dry bones which I have been meditating on recently and which I see myself in (as the cynical prophet, as the bones) 1,634 more words