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Article for The Daily Yonder and Pregnancy Awareness Month

I wanted to take a moment to welcome in Pregnancy Awareness Month by sharing with you the article I wrote which appeared in The Daily Yonder last week.  I am very excited about the response it has generated.  There has … Continue reading

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Due Dates

Today, would have been my calculated due date for my second daughter – Ivy Pearl, had she actually been born on this day three years ago.  The date my midwife calculated was April 16th.  The day she was born was … Continue reading

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Postpartum – What to Expect After Baby is in Your Arms

The instance when you first lay eyes on your baby’s face with any real clarity of moment is magnificent.  There is no other word for it.  This baby you felt inside you, growing, rolling, kicking, hiccuping, sleeping, is now in your … Continue reading

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Rural Birthing Options – IJCE Publication!

I’m so excited to share an article that I wrote which was published in the International Journal of Childbirth Education! The International Childbirth Education Association publishes this journal and I feel like it is a privilege to have something published … Continue reading

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The Birth Plan

Having a birth plan is becoming much more common for women preparing to give birth.  At the very least, women have probably read about writing one in magazines or pregnancy related books.  I’m not sure when the idea for writing a … Continue reading

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My Body Wouldn’t/Won’t – Dilate

* Since this post still gets quite a number of visit 2 years after the original post.  I want to update also with a link to another resource and possible explanation to many of the questions posed here.  After reading … Continue reading

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2010 in Review

I got this in my email.  Thought it was interesting and I thought I would share it with my readers and ask you.  What topics would you like to see more of in 2011?  What things do you enjoy about … Continue reading

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