Month / March 2014

My relationship with K began before her second pregnancy.  She had a difficult first birth which ended in a cesarean and resulted in a difficult first year for K.  K and M asked me to serve them as their doula during this pregnancy. K’s pregnancy was definitely a bumpy one.  The first hurdle was to […]

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Photos by the talented Abby Camarata. I began talking to A in early June, just as she was finding out that she was expecting.  A was desiring a HBAC (home birth after cesarean).  Her pregnancies were IVF blessings.  Her first baby, Elijah, was a failed induction that was rushed into a cesarean for failure to […]

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In honor of Gideon’s SIXTH birthday tomorrow (Time Flies!), I am sitting down and writing his birth story.  Crazily enough, I have never sat down and wrote his story before. Gideon’s story really begins before I was pregnant.  We knew before we got married that we desired a large family.  We naturally assumed things would […]

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