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Oliver Epic ~ A Birth Story

When Teddy was born a little over two years ago, I noted he backed his way into the world. He was breech. It was a difficult delivery marked by a stuck head, severed bladder, severe internal scarring, and time in the special care nursery. Before he was born, I was on full bedrest for a […]

Oliver love

Our ninth child arrived on Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 1:42pm. His name is Oliver David. He is a little feather, a peanut, weighing in at 5lbs 4oz, 18.5 inches long. His size is not a surprise because he was late pre-term. His due date is still weeks away.


Thankfully, he […]

8 births in 24 words

I found an interesting birth story exercise. Can you write your birth or adoption story in 3 words?

Aidan: Complicated painful delight.

Ryley: Natural, shaking, ecstatic.

Sam: Sleepy, sudden, lunchtime.

Tommy: Racing, sinking, racing.

Joel: Flashbacks, hushed, gratefulness.

Beatrix: Prolapse, cutting, alive.

Archie: Kicking down door.

Teddy: Backward, bound, freed.