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Amelia’s Birth Story

Amelia’s Birth Story

Amelia’s Birth Story Mama: Lauren W. Stats: 7lbs 5oz, 20 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife and Obstetrician So much was different about my first pregnancy and my second. I know that’s not abnormal, but everything was so much more intense — the exhaustion, the nausea (which lasted well [...]

Nora’s Birth Story

Nora’s Birth Story

Nora’s Birth Story Mama: Lauren W. Stats: 4lbs 15oz, 18 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife When I first became pregnant with my daughter Nora, I hadn’t given much thought to what kind of birth experience I wanted. I sort of assumed, like everyone I knew at the time, [...]

First Trimester with a Toddler in Tow

First Trimester with a Toddler in Tow

“Mommy, don’t throw up.” That’s what my two-year-old has been reminding me, periodically, since I had the misfortune to get sick in front of her a few weeks ago. Yes, I said a few weeks ago. Apparently it was that traumatic. The first trimester of pregnancy usually sucks, any way you look at it. But [...]