I have two kids, and they were both born at home. My births were almost carbon copies of each other. My daughter and son were both born at 39 weeks and 4 days, labor started with water breaking, con
Women often ask me what pushing feels like. As an educator and doula it is probably one of the more challenging concepts to address.Some of the imagery can be quite vulgar. "Push like you are pooping
On Monday, June 14, I went to work just to do patient phone calls and desk work. The nurses I work with hadn't let me hardly touch a patient for days so I knew I could get a few hours at work and not
Throughout pregnancy, women are bombarded with horror stories, tragic tales of loss, and panic-inducing accounts of unexpected outcomes. Being exposed to these negative images causes women to fear th
Today's post is the first in this week's series devoted to pregnancy and disabilities. Giving Birth with Confidence is contributing these posts as part of the Bloggers Unite event, People First: Empowering People with Disabilities.