For a while now I’ve been wanting to talk about my experience with my providers during pregnancy. I actually had the opportunity to experience both midwifery care with Cynthia Banks and Hannah Weiss, as well as obstetric care through Kaiser. I think I received good care from both, but the care I received from my midwives was particularly thoughtful, compassionate and supportive so I thought I would talk a little bit about my experience and why I think midwives are so awesome. Continue reading
Random moments that I didn’t include in the previous birth story posts but I found interesting/funny looking back on them now: Continue reading
It was finally time, the part in labor that people both look forward to and dread that the same time. The part in the movie where you see the woman in a gown on a hospital bed screaming and sweating and grunting and everyone is yelling at her to PUSH PUSH PUSH.
It was nothing like that for me, and for that I am so thankful. Continue reading