Labor Support with a Doula

I'll admit it.  The first time I'd even heard the word doula was during our Bradley Method classes before the birth of our first baby.  At the time, my husband and I were rather certain we wanted to handle natural labor and delivery on our own.  We make a great team, and thankfully everything went beautifully in our first, second, and third births.  If only we'd have known … [Read more...]

Happy Labor Day!

I couldn't resist this Labor Day meme floating around the blogosphere... and since you can't possibly know enough about me yet... How long were your labors? 6yo girl:  22 hours total, about 12 hours of real labor 4 yo boy:  18 hours total, about 6 hours of real labor 2 yo girl:  10 hours total, and even I was fooled... I was still walking around, chatting, having … [Read more...]