Category Archives: childbirth

a beautiful beginning: kynlee jamison’s birth story.

The one word that keeps coming to mind whenever I think of Jen’s birth is peaceful. I’m not sure if that would be the same word she would use to describe it, but when you’re the one going through the pain of labor, you’re experiencing something different than everyone else in the room 🙂 For […]

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a beautiful beginning: Mia Marie’s birth story.

sunday night 3:39am text from my sister brittany: heading to the hospital 🙂 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. 🙂 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. 🙁 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, I couldn’t have 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 started complaining about the swelling in my legs and ankles. As the weeks […]

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