April Moments

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


The Birth Control Bandage and Why It Drove Me Crazy

The first time I got pregnant, it was easy. I had been on birth control for a little over a year. As soon as I stopped taking it, my cycles resumed and we conceived the next month. A few months after my son was born, I got an intrauterine device (IUD). I lived the next […]


The home birth mindset: How prenatal care is unique

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


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