Hi there, everyone! Feels like it’s been ages since I updated this blog! I surely was so busy and quite tense thinking about my labor and delivery, not to mention the several prenatal check ups and the last minute ultrasound tests I had to...―
I was 40 weeks and 3 days when my doctor decided that I should be induced because of oligohydraminos (low amniotic fluid level). My husband and I went to the hospital on the evening of January 13, 2011. We waited to be called and after about 2 ...―
It was Wednesday, and in keeping with the many Wednesdays before it, we celebrated by welcoming another week of pregnancy. A big week; thirty nine. ∙ This was certain to be the last weekly progression because in two days time, at 5:45 in ...―
Little Woman is almost six weeks old now and I feel far enough removed from my experience in the hospital to be able to write about it. If you’ve read Part 1 of Little Woman’s birth story, you’ll know that labour itself was...―
I almost can’t believe it’s taken me ten days to write this post but then I remind myself I have two kids now and that actually keeps one pretty busy. When I last left posted I was completely flabbergasted that I was 5 centimeters ...―
Hi Ladies! ∙ Now that Summer is 4 weeks old I thought I'd better get around to sharing my birth story with you and I'm so happy to say that after a horrible experience when I gave birth to my son Riley this time everything went smoothly and ...―
If you’ve been reading here for a while, you’ll know that I love positive birth stories. In fact I collect them and share them on this site whenever anyone is kind enough to give me permission to do so. I had been hoping to share the...―
Yesterday was baby girl’s FIRST BIRTHDAY! First birthday, people! I really don’t know where time goes. It just flies by. I vividly recall the night one year ago that I went into labor with her. A labor that came in like a lion…...―
Today, Powerful Mothering celebrates mothers everywhere by showcasing their first born birth stories. We hope to enlighten and share with those who are not yet mothers as well as those who are on to their 2nd, 3rd and even 7th babies! Victoria ...―
I'm finally getting around to posting Aria's birth story, it's taken me a while and not sure why, I just couldn't get it down. So here goes... ∙ The day before Aria's birth day it was Tyler's 4th birthday, I was so invested in making sure ...―
Inspired by this gorgeous post by Em over at The Beetle Shack, I’m sharing the story of Boyo’s birth, and my thoughts on birth plans. Despite my birth not going to plan (nowhere near, in fact), I’m a big fan of birth plans. ...―
My third birth story is most likely my shortest. After my previous birthing experiences with my first and second, I was really wanting to try for another VBAC. Unfortunately it just did not turn out like that. In my 2012, year in review I mention ...―
Who would have thought a meal can be made out of a simple baked potato then topped with a ...
For the most part, I enjoy clean, healthy eating. I try to stay away from frozen foods and ...
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