Tag: birth plan

Birth Plans Really Aren’t Plans

Our first pregnancy came almost exactly a year after having a miscarriage. We were so excited when we got past the first trimester and could start sharing the news. Course that’s also when I started planning and prepping, everything from room color and decor to types of diapers (we loved those from The Honest Company–you

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Managing regret

Leading up to the birth of my daughter, I thought I had everything planned out.  I chose a hospital birth, but one without meds. I would attempt a vaginal hypnobirth. Baby girl would go straight to my chest before being measured, weighed and cleaned off. We’d lay skin-to-skin, so she could find her way to

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