Four years ago today, a tiny baby boy with an incongruously long name made me a mommy.
Tag: labor and delivery
I have a date with death: April 3, 2017. It’s not as ominous as it sounds, though – in fact I think it’s going to be a wonderful day. This will be my first day as a hospice nurse. Early into my maternity clinical rotation at NYU, I decided I should be a Labor and Delivery RN. Having
On the day my daughter was born, my bladder woke me just after 5:00 am. I was alone in bed; my lawnmower-caliber snoring had driven my husband away again. I was still over two weeks from my due date and not yet feeling any urgency about having my baby or feeling “done” with pregnancy. My urgency
My second “baby” turned two years old the other day. At this point in my parenting adventures, as I get further away from the last time I gave birth, I’m getting fewer questions about my homebirth experiences. But every so often, the topic does come up. I recently had bloodwork done, which I absolutely
It’s Wednesday 12:00 pm and I still have a bun in the oven. While I am not due for another three days, I could go any minute…or another week (gah!). The suspense is driving me bananas. Especially with all these giant snowstorms happening now and in the next few days, I am a little nervous.
This flyer is for the local (New London) rally taking place on Labor Day next week as part of a national event, the National Rally for Change, seeking to raise awareness about the need for evidence-based maternity care and birth practices in our hospitals. Brandy Lewis is a local doula who is spearheading Connecticut’s contribution to