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Instant Friendship Jaelene contacted me towards the end of her second trimester. She had seen an ad I posted looking for home birth fanatics near me. We clicked pretty quickly. She is also a doula and a big-time birth nerd, and she knew, without a doubt, the incredible value that having her birth photographed would […]

Home Birth – Baby William’s Birth Story

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Our unexpected IUD pregnancy followed by a blighted ovum miscarriage

This Should Have Been Our Pregnancy Announcement

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I vividly remember my bonus daughter, Melea, group-calling my husband and I to talk. My hubby was at work, and I was at home with my newest baby, folding laundry. I KNEW almost instantly what she had called to tell us, I just knew. She was 18 at the time, so I know she was […]

A Longs Peak Hospital Birth Story – My First Granddaughter!

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My DIY Induction Attempt The day before I was scheduled to be induced I was given the go ahead to try to naturally induce my labor. I had been researching different *safe* methods for days and came up with a few that the doctors were okay with me trying. Here was the plan… I was going […]

My Hospital Induction and The Birth of My 34 Week Daughter

My view of my feet on my hospital bed

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My experience with hospitalized bed rest at the University of Colorado Anschutz after my water broke early.

Bed Rest in the Hospital – My Preterm Labor and Birth Story

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One year ago today, my water broke unexpectedly at exactly 32 weeks – a full 8 weeks too early!

I Think My Water Broke! My Preterm Labor and Birth Story

Me at the hospital with my 32 week pregnant belly