Have We Gone Too Far?

No. Just no. I recently read an article describing a new trend that I find atrocious. I can hardly describe how I feel. What is so incredibly offensive that I can barely type the words…? “Along with Babies, Hairstylists are arriving in hospitals.” You can read the whole article here. Yes. Now women have decided that the most important thing … Read More

Evelyn’s Birth Story

Early Labor It was my due date: October 24, 2014. I hadn’t been feeling any signs of labor whatsoever, and at my midwife appointment the day prior, Evelyn was still very high in my pelvis and had not dropped at all. Around 9pm, my husband and I decided to go for a drive to the supermarket to look for a … Read More

The Pressures Surrounding Childbirth

If anything is true, we are definitely not in the olden days anymore. Life now seems to blow by, with the day-to-day hustle and bustle that constantly keeps us on our toes. When it comes to pregnancy, this is one thing that doesn’t go by in a flash for any expecting mother, slowing us down so that our baby can … Read More

Does Childbirth Hurt?

When I was pregnant with my first child, I spent hours and hours worrying, researching, and obsessing over just how much giving birth was going to hurt and if I could handle the pain. Unlike a lot of life experiences, like getting a splinter or scraping a knee, first time moms have absolutely NOTHING to compare child birth to, making … Read More

Childbirth: It’s Show Time

It’s show time! Your water broke and you are experiencing labor pains. You are excited and nervous. Off to the hospital you go or to the birthing center or to the room where you are going to have a home birth. Everyone and everything is in place. You labor and you labor and you labor. Is it supposed to take … Read More

Jacobs Birth Story

I have heard a lot of people say that they are afraid that they won’t make it to the hospital to have their baby and will give birth in their car. Having done that myself, it’s really not that bad. Of course I also did not decide to call the local news with the dramatic story of having my baby … Read More