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Micah’s Birth Story

Micah at 1 week plus 1 day Let’s get to the punchline first: Micah was born on the bathroom floor at the birthing center up in Danbury. But the story starts on Monday. I went in for my weekly check-up with the midwives. They hooked me up for a non-stress test, and the machine picked …

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Two Weeks Exactly.

Another birth story to share, again from Documenting Delight. The video is beautiful but the written birth story made me tear up, so read that first:http://www.documentingdelight.com/2012/08/29/homebirth/ {Some people have asked if I’m planning a home birth. The answer is no. But I like these home birth videos because I labored at home with Stella, and …

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Anticipation

My favorite thing to do while waiting for a baby (9 weeks to go!) is to read birth stories and watch birth videos. I watched this one yesterday, shot by Georgia of Documenting Delight. I love the mother’s poise but I won’t pretend that’ll be me. I was a wild animal when I was pushing …

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