Amy’s Story

I was 40 weeks and 4 days with my first child. We knew from our 10 week scan that it was a she. A girl… we always wanted one. So I had a delightful pregnancy. Getting things ready for our little princess to come home. But by 40 weeks, I started to get worried...

Amanda’s Story

I was 40 weeks and six days pregnant with my third child, and feeling that awful, anxious, going-to-be-pregnant-forever feeling that only an overdue mother knows. My sister came to stay with us to help with our older children, and we sat up talking until midnight....

Bethany’s Story

I gave birth at home after six hours of active labor, which is relatively short for a first-time mom. I lost a lot of blood, but not enough to warrant hospital transfer. I needed stitches, but I’ve healed well. For the first couple days postpartum, I couldn’t stand up...