Ready to resume activities as normal

  Recently I  had my 6 week postpartum check up.  Emotionally it was a bittersweet appointment. It was the culmination of a life transforming journey, for both Ben and I. We formed real relationships with all of the midwives.  We trusted them to help us make decisions for our unborn baby, and now we were on our own.  It’s hard to put in words what it feels like to go from a pregnant woman, to a woman that just had a baby to one deemed “ready to resume activities as normal”.  What does that even mean? My new normal is far […]

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The Birth Story

This is a post that I have thought about writing so many times.  I have regretted not writing down the birth stories of my other 7 babies.  I thought I would never forget the details of their births, but sadly I have.  The realization came to me when I was pregnant with Atticus and listening to  the podcast: The Birth Hour: hosted by Bryn Huntpalmer.  (If you are a birth junkie like me, check it out!)  I mentally started going over each birth and it hit me that there are so many gaps in my memory. How could I forget […]

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