Month / December 2013

L began care with me at 7 weeks along in her pregnancy.  This was her third pregnancy, but going to be her first home birth. L’s pregnancy progressed along beautifully.  At 39.1 weeks, L requested to be checked since she had been having cramping and contractions.  She was 1cm dilated, 50% effaced and baby was […]

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A and W came to me for their first appointment at 21 weeks along in their pregnancy.  They just came home on furlough from the mission field and were planning to have a home birth stateside.  A was also a midwifery student.  She attended a couple births with me to get a feel for home […]

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Interesting how I became primary midwife for T’s birth.  I have known T for a couple years in the birth community as a doula.   For quite some time, T had a midwife picked out for her HBAC (home birth after cesarean).  When she found out she was expecting, she asked me if I would be […]

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I met R and C for the first time around 25 weeks gestation.  They were making a move to the area and wanted to interview me to be their midwife for their home VBAC.  We connected and R began care with me after they moved the following month at 29 weeks gestation. R had the […]

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Last week, I enjoyed the wintery weather and mixed up some homemade sugar scrub. My skin has not been liking this cooler weather, and was hoping the sugar scrub would help.  It sure did the trick.  I have been using it on my body every evening in the shower.  My skin is much smoother, and […]

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