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Chrissie & Kiley

Going into labor was something I was completely paranoid about during my second pregnancy.  Since I had no idea I was actually in labor for most of my labor with my first child, Gregory, I found myself evaluating every cramp as a possible contraction and every twinge as possible cervical changes... I didn't want to ...

September 16th, 2011|

Zhenelle and Tommy

I remember Michelle switching from her thin, flimsy latex gloves to her "serious baby-catching gloves". I remember asking her, gasping for air between contractions, "where are we?" and the excitement I felt when she made a chestnut sized oval with her fingers to show me how much of your head she could see. I remember ...

August 15th, 2011|

Cary & Jesse

I was lucky to have an easy, healthy pregnancy and to have found Michelle to help me with this homebirth. Throughout the pregnancy we talked about labor, what to expect, and about Michelle’s experiences assisting others. My first birth had also been midwife-attended, but was in a hospital, and did not at all work out ...

February 15th, 2011|

Nicole & Margot

The night of October 19th-20th, started my body’s preparation for birth. After months of sleeping erratically due to pregnancy, this night I slept hard. I woke up feeling as though I slept like a rock and how unexpected that was. By no means did I think labor was impending and my body was simply providing ...

November 15th, 2010|

Mandy & Zeta

My due date was 1/23 and this was my first pregnancy.  I had it in my head that I needed to have the baby before 2/3 because I wanted her to be born during the Year of the Tiger (the Chinese calendar).  Mind you, I am not Chinese, nor do I particularly believe in the ...

January 21st, 2010|
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