Birth Story – Welcome to the World Ebron Asher!

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Ebron Asher Pool was born Monday, March 2nd at 11:22pm – 2 weeks before his due date. I had NO idea Monday morning that by the end of the day we would have a newborn (even though, during week 33 I had … Continued

A healthy baby is NOT all that matters in birth

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A healthy baby is NOT all that matters in birth Very often when people say, “a healthy baby is all that matters,” what they mean is that the baby survived birth. But that is not the only thing that matters. … Continued

Motherhood – It’s a rite of passage

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In our day and age (and specifically the American culture) we treat birth as something that is no big thing. It happens everyday and can be managed with medication. But it IS a big deal!! From the perspective of the … Continued

Ain’s Birth Story and How I Realized I am Strong

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I am strong because I labored for 27 hours and pushed for an hour and a half on three hours of sleep and without any pain medication.   WARNING: This is a birth story. If reading about childbirth isn’t your thing, you … Continued