Informed Birth: Grieving My Birth Experience

My first baby was born via cesarean section.  I am a labor and delivery nurse.  I know deep in my bones that our childbirth stories are not ours to author.  I have been witness to so many births and I know the expectation that fills women when they enter a labor and delivery suite.  Their dreams are bubbling over the … Read More

When Birth Does Not Go As Planned

They call childbirth LABOR for a reason. It is hard; so much harder than any women can simply fathom. For hours, days even,  you are taken hostage by your body on a ride that undulates in and out of agony culminating in a fiery climax. Unleashed is the primal woman roaring in victory and surrender as her genesis  into motherhood … Read More