Back to Birth Work

I don't usually break posts up into multiple episodes, but this one is special (and thus, especially long). With my client's permission, I am sharing not just one of her birth stories, but all three of them, each a journey and a saga in itself! To do justice to her and her husband's courage and … Continue reading Back to Birth Work

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Back to Teaching

The other day I taught my first birthing class since Sweet Baby's death and birth. It went fine--just me, two couples, a plastic pelvis, and a few baby dolls. As usual, the swaggery dad in the class ended up wide-eyed and worried; the moms who were terrified about what labor would be like relaxed into … Continue reading Back to Teaching