During our first two pregnancies, I bought up and read just about any book I could find for expecting fathers. Titles like “Dad’s Pregnant, Too”, “The Expecting Dad” and others filled our book shelves. As with books for the groom-to-be, many of these books were intended for the “lowest common denominator” when it came to … [Read more…]
Our plans for diapers: Our initial plan was to start out using 7th Generation Newborn diapers for the first 10-14 days while we figured out the whole diapering process and got settled in at home. After that we had planned to cloth diaper almost exclusively with the exception of more than just day travel. Well … [Read more…]
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A Doula Story: Lindsay, Neil & Edith I’m Sarah Campbell, doula and childbirth educator with Mother Rising Childbirth Services. Lindsay and Neil took my private birthing class before they hired me as their doula. This is the story of the birth of their sweet Edith. The weekend before Edith’s birth, Lindsay had been on … [Read more…]
As of June 28, 2012 I officially left my job after 27 months as an administrative assistant to become a stay-at-home/work-at-home mom. It was a decision that neither Neil nor I took lightly but in the end decided that it would be best for us and for our child. Why? Importance of being home with … [Read more…]
So where did we leave off from Edith’s Birth Story Part One.. After finally being taken off the monitor, I met my nurse, Ellen, and saw my midwifes Ellen (there was also another nurse named Lindsay and my middle name is Ellen!) and Tanya as they came on duty. Of all the midwives at Gifford, … [Read more…]