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


The Body Knows

Trigger warnings: birth defects, fetal death, stillbirth April the giraffe had her baby! After weeks of waiting, rumors of a hoax, and assertions that she needed a c-section, April the pregnant giraffe FINALLY went into labor, and millions of people around the world watched live on zoo-cam as she gave birth. I have mixed feelings … Continue reading The Body Knows