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I Was A Teen Mom

June 4, 2013

Hi, my name is Christina, and I was a teen mom. I was the least likely person to become a teen mom. I wasn’t a trouble maker; I made good grades; and, I had the same boyfriend for two years. Yet, when I was 17 years old, I found out I was pregnant. The way […]

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Unmedicated Birth Story {Pre-Labour ROM, Induction 48 hours Later}

May 20, 2013

My birth story starts with me meeting an amazing woman and deciding to start a family together. Which of course is not as easy as it sounds. First we had to decide who would carry said child as we are of course a same sex couple. Then started the hunt for a donor. We wanted […]

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Hello Aunt Flo {And Toxins?}

March 27, 2013

Lets talk about PERIODS. Cycles. The Curse. Aunt Flo. Your Monthly Visitor. You know…that thing. The thing you were most likely taught to hide at all costs and were so afraid to be shamed about, be it from a stain on your pants to an “odor”, to hell…just being a woman. Now readers – this […]

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Supporting Women in All Birthing Choices

February 9, 2013

It has taken me about a year and a half of blogging to get to a place that I feel I am really doing this and that others see it too. I’ve always had this vision…to passionately share my views about childbirth and inform woman they have choices in how they birth, but not alienate […]

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44 Questions For Your Midwife

January 1, 2013

Written by Svea Just last week I had the privilege of meeting with two fantastic midwives. Recommended by a friend, they are the women I hope will accompany me through my second pregnancy and delivery. They are kind, empathetic, knowledgeable, and funny. Exciting! When I told my husband the news, he had a lot of […]

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Petition to Support a Midwife and Midwifery Care

December 13, 2012

Daja, a long time BWF follower emailed me that her midwife is being wrongly persecuted and needs our help! Please sign this petition! She writes… She was arrested for “practicing medicine without a license.”  But, as you and I both know midwifery isn’t medicine!  She’s been safely supporting women in birth for 22 years.  This […]

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Newborns and Parents with Tattoos

December 11, 2012

So, I get this email from a photographer and what does she tell me? That she takes pictures of newborns with their tattooed parents. Rad. So I ask Jamie to send me some of her favorites, because I of course want to see them. I love our moms and dads with ink! Want to see too? […]

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Moi aussi, j’aillaite: Can a Nursing Mom Be Sexy?

November 13, 2012

Earlier this fall, a public health campaign in Québec, Canada, ruffled feathers all over… well, all over Québec, Canada. The 15-second ad aired on public TV during prime-time viewing hours, invoking public outrage on social networks and in the media. A good friend of mine wrote a letter to the government agency responsible, elaborating her grievances: “In […]

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Showing Love and Support to All

October 23, 2012

I once shared this picture with a great response (and I adore it). I have blogged about supporting all women in their birthing choices and emowering births, no matter what that means to them. I also recently shared this picture on Facebook… The chaos that followed was insane. How can I share this picture? What […]

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