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The Missing Introduction Post:  Who is N. Elizabeth?

The Missing Introduction Post: Who is N. Elizabeth?

Sept. 22, 2019, 10:39 a.m.

I always thought I had my life figured out. However, life has a way of throwing curve balls, and I suppose I was lucky enough that my first major deviation occurred in my late twenties.

Birth Story: Unmedicated Delivery at a Birthing Center

Birth Story: Unmedicated Delivery at a Birthing Center

April 18, 2020, 6:46 p.m.

This article is about the birth of my 8 week old daughter, whose unmedicated birth could not have been more different than my first. It was 2 hours from my water breaking at home to ...

Post-Birth: Retained Placenta and an Ambulance Ride

Post-Birth: Retained Placenta and an Ambulance Ride

April 19, 2020, 10:47 p.m.

For anyone who is unfamiliar with labor, birth doesn't really end after the baby is born. You need to birth the placenta as well. This is the story of my post-birth experience with a...

My Birth Story - Part 1 - Prodromal Labor

My Birth Story - Part 1 - Prodromal Labor

Sept. 1, 2018, 11:47 a.m.

Despite all my research and preparations, almost every piece of my labor seemed to fall outside the standard deviation of what was considered normal. My experience left me exhausted...

My Birth Story - Part 2 - 14 Hours of Transition?

My Birth Story - Part 2 - 14 Hours of Transition?

Sept. 1, 2018, 11:47 a.m.

I didn't even care that the epidural wasn't working and that I could I feel contractions. I just wanted it to be over. 5 days of painful contractions, only about 12 hours of sleep ...

How I Accidentally Fell in Love with Cloth Diapers

How I Accidentally Fell in Love with Cloth Diapers

June 23, 2019, 6:07 a.m.

Cloth diapering doesn't need to be all or nothing. This is the story of how I went from cringing at the thought of cloth to loving the freedom and frugality of casual, part-time clo...