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Grace Under Pregnancy: Responding to Negativity

We’ve all seen those blog posts listing all the hilarious, snarky retorts we can have at our disposal when well-intentioned people make comments about our pregnancy, parenting, or birth choices. 788 more words

Pregnancy & Birth

Article Review: Home Birth is a Feminist Act

I recently read a great article by Lauren Bialystok in THIS Magazine “Baby and Me: Why Home Birth is a Feminist Act” sharing the writer’s experience with both hospital-based birth and home birth. 77 more words


The opening act

I sat silently on the couch watching my grandmother cut ribbons. She was working so intently she didn’t notice my labored breathing every six minutes. It had been a little over an hour and I had been able to hide my rushes, luckily they were still manageable. 399 more words


Home Birth Support

Those of you that have been following our journey for a while will be aware I had a home birth with Ted and that it was a brilliantly positive experience. 347 more words

I chose home birth and I'm not a hippie

I didn’t choose out-of-hospital births because I felt like it was the better option for me. I chose out-of-hospital births because after lots and lots of research, I… 969 more words

Day 22 (Welcome Baby)

On the 20th of April my sister had her second child, a beautiful baby girl.

It is safe to say that there has been some tension at home waiting for her arrival. 65 more words


Magic's Story

When I was little I wanted a big family, six kids to be exact.  I only have one sibling, a sister.  Growing up,  you could say we had our differences (let’s be honest though, we really didn’t get along).   2,826 more words

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