I met this couple at a Meet the Doula Night hosted by Dr. Vivian Keeler’s Amazing Births and Beyond. This couple stood out to me from the start since the partner came right out and asked as his
Dana Faye’s Birth Story
Below is the story of how my daughter was born the Sunday before last…
On Saturday July 13th, at 40 weeks 2 days, I started having irregular surges. This was nothing new since I had been having them in increasing intensity for three weeks. I also had been making frequent trips to the bathroom and had been experiencing lots of
The hospital they chose has a water birth policy in effect (where babies can actually be born in the water), but having that reality actually transpire is a different story given the hospitals sparse experience with it. The fact that few providers have experience with this mode of birth makes it a bit tricky too. So it seemed to me that this midwife choice might be the ticket for this family to have this option actually manifest. I knew that this family could use all the support they could get, and I was excited at the prospect to be a part of the team.
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I just bought this pool for my own upcoming birth in July:
I got the set that comes with a liner and a cover. I’m very excited since the fishy pool I used last time left a lot to be desired. I know I’ll definitely appreciate the handles on this one as well as the narrow shape when it comes time to push.
Yay for water birth! 😀