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Altered Expectations: Reflections of a birth story

Giving Birth is the ultimate test of going with the flow. Having gone through labour and a vaginal delivery with my first son, it seemed realistic to expect the same thing second time ’round. But no… Expectations were not only altered, they were flipped right upside down!! I pictured a birth at home surrounded by personal comforts; visions of moving through positions in, on, or around my own bed, with music playing while I moved to the sounds of my personalized playlist. My husband by my side, offering physical, mental and emotional support (which warrants a pause here to recognize… Read More »Altered Expectations: Reflections of a birth story