The Birth of Mizuki Bird

Mizuki has been in this world for two months now so I think it's finally time I write down the details of her birth before I forget too much. Colin took such amazing photos too, I'm so grateful for these moments he captured. Having passed Birdie's due date, we had begun to talk about what the plans were if she went too far overdue. My main goal was to not have a c-section, so we wanted to...

The Birth of Sloane Ellie

Preface: I had written 3/4s of this blog already in the week after the birth.  It was very long and detailed and helped me process what I had experienced.  I also had a hard time finishing it, and realized that a lot of my motivation for writing it was to justify my experience, due to the fact that my birth was different than what I had envisioned.  Writing something for...