Einar’s Semi-Assisted Homebirth

By | 2018-01-15T15:45:47+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Personal|

As soon as I realized I was pregnant with baby #3, I told my husband, "I don't want to do this without Ann." Ann is a local legend with a midwifery career that spans 40+ years. She's provided care or delivered the babies of nearly our entire village and the [...]


Aksel’s Unassisted Homebirth

By | 2018-01-15T15:59:06+00:00 December 4th, 2014|Personal|

With my due date less than a week away, we decided to spend Thanksgiving break getting things ready and decorating for Christmas. I was convinced I had plenty of time before baby made it's arrival as Lena went four days past due so was in no real rush to get [...]


The exorcism

By | 2017-02-28T13:56:21+00:00 September 30th, 2011|Party Hardy, Personal|

Consider me an overachiever because I didn't just yell, I exorcised that baby out. Picture every primal noise every made and throw in all the swear words you know - that was me. I wanted that baby out so bad I didn't care


Au natural

By | 2017-02-10T17:09:14+00:00 July 29th, 2011|Personal|

Game on! In two days, I will be safe to deliver the Billy Blanks wanna-be currently residing in my uterus. Not that it means anything to her, but it means a lot to me. We learned all sorts of interesting facts in childbirth class about naturally inducing labor - all of which I plan to utilize.

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