The Birth That Changed Everything

Every birth changes you. I'm a new person after each of my own babies arrive (Read Baby #1's story here. And Baby #2's story here.) and every birth I attend as a doula or friend moves me or teaches me in some way. But, the birth of Logan - one year ago today - shifted … Continue reading The Birth That Changed Everything

Birth Story – Sarah

I had the privilege of supporting Sarah and her husband as they welcomed their first baby into the world! I remember they were a perfect team and joy completely filled the room when their son was born. She experienced a very textbook labor pattern (contractions started more than 10 minutes apart and gradually moved closer … Continue reading Birth Story – Sarah

My Cesarean Birth – Cesarean Awareness Month

Edited to add: I want to rewrite this story someday. Even though I had a VBAC (and then another!) after Titus' birth, the details of his arrival are still raw and difficult. My heart went to deep, dark places that I'm sure only God witnessed and could comfort. However, I'm going to leave this very … Continue reading My Cesarean Birth – Cesarean Awareness Month