April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

A seasonal shift: Adventures of a new stay-at-home mom

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According to the calendar, spring has arrived. However, depending on where you live, the weather may not reflect the current season. Winter just doesn’t want to give up in some areas. Just as this seasonal shift is happening, so has a change occurred in our family. I never made a big announcement, but the exciting news is […]

The homebirth mindset: How prenatal care is unique

About 33 weeks pregnant with Vincent.

Author’s note: This is the third in a three-part series on the topic of homebirth. Read the first and the second. While my third pregnancy was my first time working with a homebirth midwife, I am no stranger to midwifery care. I relied on midwives for prenatal care during my previous two pregnancies, too. However, partnering with […]

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Why homebirth?

My homebirth sanctuary.
Credit: Amendolara Photography

Author’s note: This is the second in a three-part series on the topic of homebirth. Read the first. For the most part, I kept our plans for a homebirth a highly guarded secret. Only a small group of people knew. This included my parents – who had to know because they were the caregivers for the two […]

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Demystifying homebirth: How-tos for having your baby at home

My midwife with brand new Vincent.
Credit: Amendolara Photography

Author’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on the topic of homebirth. I don’t know if it’s true, but there are stories out there on the interwebs that, in preparation for her twins’ birth, Beyonce turned part of her house into a maternity ward, complete with neonatal equipment like incubators. This was reportedly […]

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