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Mommy Meme Monday: Hee-Hee-Hoo These Memes Are For You!

Mommy Meme Monday: Hee-Hee-Hoo These Memes Are For You!

Have you ever talked to anyone about natural childbirth, only to have them look back at you like you are an alien. Well, if you loved your natural childbirth experience or are hoping to have a natural childbirth, these memes are for you. We should all labor on our back, because the hospital’s way I…
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Apparently Midwife is a BAD Word…

I say this because as soon as I told my doctor that I had a midwife and was planning to use her. She gave me an attitude like I’d just dropped the C-bomb in her office. My doctor’s demeanor completely changed; she went from this super-friendly lady I’d met 6 months ago to Omarosa. She…
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Tips for a Natural Birth

If you are choosing to have a natural birth without pain medication, here are some tips from Lamaze International to help you have a smooth and natural birth. Talk with your support person beforehand to let them know what your plan is for the birth.  Remember to listen to your body’s cues and rhythm.  Having…
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My Next Birth Experience- Must include chocolate

My next birth experience will be in roughly 107 days, at a hospital located about 15 minutes from my home, and will hopefully be attended by my Midwife, my husband, and my doula. Things I would like to be different from my first birth. I do not want to be induced again. I do not…
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Learning Lessons & Following a Dream

This blog post was intended to simply be a write-up about my meeting last night at San Francisco General Hospital regarding their volunteer doula program. Instead, or really in addition to, I get to admit yet another life lesson the Universe dished out to me. The background…. Back in 2007, as my husband and I…
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Natural Birth In My Life

When my husband and I decided to start trying to conceive I had no idea just how much my ideas on birth would change before our baby arrived. In fact, I assumed I would just go with the flow of whatever my OB told me. I knew very little about the birth process and was…
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Childbirth – It should be a magical moment every time

Since I have been part of JustMommies for over 5 years I have seen a lot of discussions about childbirth.  I have had two medicated vaginal births, an emergency csection, an unmedicated vbac, a really long and arduous childbirth, a really fast labor, and childbirth that didn’t go according to plan more than once.  I…
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