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Baby Hannah: March 2016

Just sending an update to let you know we had our little girl! Hannah born March 2016. We could not be any happier! I wanted to share a little about our experience as encouragement as a success story that you’re welcome to share Pat. We were able to follow our birth plan and things went smoothly....

Welcome baby Esme!

Little Esme was born blissfully on 12/10/14 at 4:17am. Amazing and positive experience even in light of my husband matt getting a stomach bug and not being able to attend as my support person. My college friend Erin came to stay with me when I told her matt was sick and she ended up being my support person...

She came when she needed to: induced labor

Right now my girl  is sleeping like an angel so I finally get to write this email which I wanted to do since a few days. Here is how things went during labor: My induction was scheduled for Friday night, but since the hospital was booked out we had to wait till Saturday morning which was totally fine with...

What You Need to Know About Newborns

A doctor told a very good friend of mine that the first three months of a baby’s life is like a fourth trimester (I guess it wouldn’t be called a trimester then but whatev). He said that some major development is far from done but we wouldn’t be able to give birth to their giant heads if...

6 Reasons to Delay Baby’s First Bath

There are many reasons to consider not having your baby bathed in the first hours or even days after birth. Many hospitals seem to have an urgent need to have the baby bathed in the first hours after the newborn has been born, but as parents, you can make the decision on when to bathe your baby and who is...

Cedar is here!

Cedar is here!  All 9lbs 1.5oz worth…  He was 21” and was born in the water at the Birth House in Olympia on the 28th.  Melissa was able to go into labor naturally after going through early labor for almost 2 weeks.  She had lots of very intense contractions during that time and thought he was going to come...

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