Just because I didn't announce it on Facebook doesn't mean it didn't happen...I gave birth to a healthy baby girl at home, once again! We are thrilled. And overwhelmed and sleep deprived. I started this blog post so long ago I can't even remember how many days its been... On the day I went into … Continue reading Birth Story: She’s Here!
Remember when I was really excited about my home birth book project? And how I didn't say anything about it for a while, and then I was consumed with Listen To Your Mother, and then I was obsessing about why, at this stage of my pregnancy, I can't just wear a damn two piece swimsuit … Continue reading An update: pregnancy, the home birth book and definitely not feeling blessed
About my last post... To clarify, I did not mean to imply that natural or home births are the only kinds of birth worth celebrating. The point of birth is to bring a baby into the world. When mom and baby come through childbirth healthy- no matter how that happens- it is ALWAYS a joy … Continue reading Because I haven’t talked about birth lately…
So, last week I told you I am (gulp) working on a book. I know, right? [Clears throat. Attempts to evoke confident tone] I'm writing a book. In January, my friend and I talked each other into taking this online class that coaches you through the steps of writing and publishing a book, and within … Continue reading How My Home Birth Book Was Conceived
A friend invited me to the home birth of her child a few years ago. It was a really special- dare I say, spiritual- experience to witness a life coming into this world. Not to get too woo-woo on you but it was life-affirming. You know how you feel at a wedding when they say … Continue reading Why I Chose Home Birth