The moment their song starts playing, I get a little misty-eyed. There is something about home. About the fire being on. Everyone there. The togetherness and coziness we all long for. Sure its mixed in with some chaos. It wouldn’t feel like home without it. This birth is all of that and more. Surrounded by […]
This is a birth about making peace, and truly sitting in that peace, when Plan A doesn’t happen. Vera and her husband made every preparation for a peaceful natural birth for their son. They researched and chose the right team/hospital. But when their baby simply would not turn from the breech position, despite all attempts, […]
Am I the only one who watched the show Parenthood and ached for the idea of having four children? Working with Jessica’s family for their birth journey reawakened that deep ache. As a mom of three, I have always wondered. I think any number of kids you have, you wonder about the possibility of another […]
Leah was due today. More than a month ago, she was born early for necessary and life-saving reasons. Born on her mother’s birthday (what a great gift, right?!?), her tiny wide eyed life began at just 1.9 kg (just over 4 pounds). Her birth was not what they expected and the weeks to following being NICU […]
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