I had an epidural birth then a water birth. I break down the differences in my preparation, the procedures I had, and my overall thoughts. Plus, a list of things I wish I’d heard before my first birth.
Category Archives: Motherhood
Birth Series (2) – A Water Birth Experience
This is the ironic story of how I came to choose water birth at the same facility I had laughed at and how it went.
Birth Series (1) – A Hospital Experience
I always believed that a standard, hospital, epidural route was the way for me. It worked, but I learned that it was not necessarily the easy route I had been sold.
Birth Series (A) – Childbirth Research Reviews
Your convenient starting point for learning about natural childbirth, courtesy of a gal who trailblazer her way from hospital/pitocin/epidural birth #1 to a full on midwife/doula/water birth for birth #2. You’re welcome.
The Right Time to Have Another Kid + Why I’m Pregnant AGAIN
Don’t worry, this isn’t a post about how I’m pregnant!—just why. (A sequel to “The Right Time to Have Kids”)
To God, We Are Babies – 4 Lessons from Parenting a New Baby
Nearly every day, my baby does something that makes me think of how God must see us, and she’s taught me many lessons about what it means to be a child of God.
Women Can’t Do Everything
This has been one of the hardest and most valuable lessons for me to learn.
Let me explain.
The Right Time to Have Kids
We’ve only been married a year. We’re waiting for my husband to finish his bachelor’s program and living in a tiny on-campus apartment. And frankly, we’re dirt poor.
So why did we decide to have a baby?
Abortion: God’s Word Cuts Through the Fog
A guide for any open-minded person who wishes to let the Lord frame their opinion of abortion.
The Truth About Pregnancy
A guide for people who are pregnant, may ever be pregnant, have or may ever have a pregnant partner, have a family at all, belong to a church congregation, belong to any social group, or are people.