Tag: birth story

audrey's birth story

This is Audrey's birth story -  born on Friday, April 13, 2012. All times are approximate. 11:20am Tim, the girls, and I drive to the birth center for an appointment. Midwife Kerry checks and I'm 4cm, 85% effaced, baby's head is low. After discussing options, she strips my membranes and we talk about old wives […]

Meet Audrey Jane

   Born on Friday, April 13 5:10pm 8 pounds 10 ounces 20.5 inches long We are at home - resting, grateful. More photos + a birth story soon.

TOP 10 Blog Posts of 2009

Drum Roll, please... Here’s a look back at my TOP TEN favorite blog posts from 2009: Birth Story {March 18, 2009} The (Un)Importance of Date Nights {october 25, 2009} Intentional Acts of Kindness Idea: Person Of the Week (POW) {September 20, 2009} Themed Weekend: Marriage {October 23, 2009} I'm Not Your Typical Pastor's Wife {August […]

6 months ago today

It was March 13. My husband and I drove up to the birth center at 7:30 p.m. It was dark. I stopped on the sidewalk to have an overwhelming contraction in the moonlight. We walked through the door and were greeted by warm lights and the gentle, assuring voice of our nurse. As she put […]

Birth Story

"Lovely controlled birth; hands and knees in tub." Those are the words that my midwife wrote on my birth records under "Delivery Comments." I'm not sure I would use the word "controlled" to describe my labor experience. After all, it involved plenty of screaming and moaning (and singing, incidentally...). But I WOULD describe it as […]

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