Posts tagged "Child Birth"

A Birth Story, Part One: 1 Lazy Cervix, 4 Epidurals and a Spinal Headache

A Birth Story, Part One: 1 Lazy Cervix, 4 Epidurals and a Spinal Headache
I hate caffeine. I hate soda. And most of all, I hate coffee. This may come as a shock to many of you as I often tweet about and speak of coffee as the liquid of life that surrounds my mornings and fuels most of my afternoons. I was planning on giving up coffee in... Read more »

Old Wives' Tales Do Not Work: Modern Ways to Induce Labor

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My husband wants this baby to be born before 2012. Yes, he wants to see his third bundle of joy but he would also like to get an additional Child Tax Credit next year. Can’t you just take a couple of trips around the block? Let’s get this labor going! I’ll tell you one thing... Read more »

Public Embarrassment: Blame it on the kids!

I have embarrassed myself many, many times in my life but never seemed to do it right until I had kids. Pregnant with my first child, I was adamant that no one but my husband be present in the delivery room during my labor. I was so innocent and modest at the time. Twenty hours... Read more »
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