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Grief and Joy: Birth Stories

Before I gave birth, I had a vision for what it might look like. I read Ina May Gaskin. I talked to my mom. I practiced breathing. I wrote out birth mantras on index cards. By the time he actually …

The Care & Feeding of Your C-Section Body

It’s amazing how many women end up getting c-sections. Of the fifteen or so birth stories I’ve heard, spread across roughly a dozen moms, about eight had vaginal births, either unmedicated or with an epidural. The rest were c-sections. Some …

The Birth Story

Noah Stanley Kochany Cinovskis! The son, our sun, the boy wonder, our sweetpea, our little guy, our tiny friend, the kiddo. Noah.   They say that birthing a baby is like running a marathon. In my case, I feel like …