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Laughter and Birth in the Glow of the Morning Star

  Morning Star  The quick roll of her eyes,                                                               … Continue reading

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Seriously, what is a cervix?

Today, my lovable dogs met my friend’s dog for the first time. It was a perfect day for a hike and our dogs became quick friends, despite the nervous tension at the first meeting. It quickly dissipated and they were … Continue reading

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The Fighter Within (Who is in your corner?)

A birth worker writing a collection of poems on birth and a sports writers sitting among a couple hundred other writers and we all had this common thread- fear. Fear is, let’s face it a more predominate human emotion than any other, but it is not how fear controls us that inspires us to write, it is how we face it, how we stand up to it and move forward. Continue reading

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A Hero was found.

There is a great honor to be called the day a woman finds out she is pregnant, and she asks me to mark her due date on my calendar because she would love me be apart her birth AGAIN. This … Continue reading

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It is IMPORTANT to prepare for your birth-

Less than 50% of American Mothers even bother to take a childbirth prep class. And we wonder why we have 35% C-section rate in some areas. Our bodies are going through massive changes, and very often this is your first … Continue reading

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Would you choose happiness?

Happiness comes from within. Yet we seek the outside world to create joy. Our job, our mate, our family, our home, our car, our children, etcetera, etcetera. Yet we have all of these “things” and we still have true moments … Continue reading

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Inhale. Pause. Exhale

Imagine each surge or contraction to be a wave. It rises, it moves forward, it glides down and stretches across the sand, visualize the tide coming in with each wave, the sea moves closer and closer. Little by little. Some … Continue reading

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