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Considering home birth: part 4

What about the pain? Whether you're expecting your first baby or your fourth, it's normal to feel a sense of trepidation when considering the actual birth. I remember very clearly being about seven months pregnant with my first baby and looking down at my belly that I knew would only get bigger and thinking, "this… Continue reading Considering home birth: part 4

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Considering home birth: Part 3

What about the mess? This question often comes up in a consultation with families considering home birth, and it's definitely a legitimate concern. Birth comes accompanied by a variety of bodily fluids, and it's reasonable to be concerned that your mattress or carpeting won't be wrecked in the process. The answer is pretty simple: we… Continue reading Considering home birth: Part 3