Category Archives: childbirth

a beautiful beginning: Mia Marie’s birth story.

sunday night 3:39am text from my sister brittany: heading to the hospital šŸ™‚ will call when checked in. 3:42 bring your camera and ali. 3:50am i’m 4-5 min apart. at triage, let you know if we even stay. 4:00am text from brian in response to me asking how’s she’s laboring: talking through contractions, getting louder, […]

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5.23.11

a little girl was born in the middle of last night. i CAN’T wait to share my newest niece’s story. šŸ™‚ check back soon! peace, aunt melanie!

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nori jo’s birth story

wouldn’t it be amazing if we could plan every detail of our children’s birth? YES! unfortunately, not being the case, Nori remained breech. after adam and i attended 12 weeks of Bradley Natural Birthing Classes, “scheduled csection” wasn’t exactly what i wanted to hear. šŸ™ we remain very passionate about natural birthing and hope to […]

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corbin’s birth story

Even though everything about my labor and delivery was totally different than what I was expecting,Ā I couldn’t haveĀ asked for a better birth experience… For the full story, I have to backtrack to when I was about 30 weeks pregnant because that is when I first startedĀ complaining about the swelling inĀ my legs andĀ ankles. As the weeks […]

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