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Becoming a Mama: The Birth of My Firstborn
After pushing for about six contractions, the doctor said the baby’s heart rate had dropped slightly, and he asked one of the nurses to have the vacuum extractor ready. When I heard that, I thought to myself, “No way. You’re not using that!”
Not Everyone Gets a Rainbow Baby: A Third Pregnancy Loss
I do not approve of two consecutive miscarriages. I do not approve of ending my childbearing journey without a rainbow baby. But not everyone gets a rainbow baby.
A Second Miscarriage: The Chapter of My Story I Never Wanted to Write
When she placed the wand on my belly, I could see my tiny baby. Too tiny. I knew the ultrasound was going to confirm the worst news — a second miscarriage.
Why Inclusive Language Matters in the Birth Community
While the vast majority of pregnant people are females who identify as women, there are some who don’t. That’s why gender inclusive language is important.
My Miscarriage Story: Remembering My First Loss
It’s taken me years to realize the importance of discussing pregnancy loss. I’m sharing my miscarriage story on Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day.
Holding Onto Gratefulness: When My Planned Home Birth Moved to the Hospital
Marina had to let go when her home birth moved to the hospital. But with the help of her family and her midwife, she chose gratefulness.
How I Became a Birth Center Writer
As I talk with prospective clients, I often hear, “How did you get into this line of work?” So I thought I’d tell you how I became a birth center writer.
Why Your Birth Center Should Hire a Blog Writer (Even If Your Marketing Budget is Tight!)
“Is it worth the financial investment to hire a blog writer?” Yes! Find out how hiring a blog writer frees you up to focus on your calling.
6 Reasons Your Birth Center or Midwifery Practice Should Have a Blog
Are you a midwife who’s been thinking about blogging on your website? Here are six reasons your birth center or midwifery practice should have a blog.