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 […]
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 […]
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When I walked into their home in the dark hours of the early morning, I saw this was really happening. With the candles flickering and hushed whispers and low groans, these parents were deeply connected and working through each surge, lost in labour land. There is something really sacred about someone’s home. You tiptoe even lighter. […]
When this mom first called me to say she was pregnant again, I was overjoyed for them. Then she asked to hire me again for this birth, and my stomach sank. If you didn’t read the story, I missed her son’s birth because it was too quick. First births rarely are that fast. Seconds are […]