c-section | tissue donation

FYI: Placenta Donation

I learned and participated in something that I had never heard of until the birth of our daughter last month. I work as a doula and have participated in the birth world for several years, so was quite surprised I never heard of placental donation. I assume that if I haven’t heard of it, there are others […]

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c-section | pregnancy

Welcome to the World, Little One

After a short blog hiatus, I am back. In this post, I’m sharing Mira Ingrid’s birth story. I love writing my kids birth story while it is still fresh in my memory. All of my feelings are still close at heart. I find my 13-year-old still loves to hear his story, so writing it in […]

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c-section | pregnancy

Planning for a Planned C-Section

Both of my previous pregnancies resulted in c-section deliveries. With my last pregnancy, I planned for a VBAC homebirth. My house was set up, our supplies were purchased, we had a midwife, doula, and hypnobirthing techniques waiting ready for “d-day”. Life had other plans, and I ended up delivering a month early via c-section due […]

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