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When deciding to have our baby at home, I was 80% sure we wouldn’t need a childbirth class. After talking with my midwives (the amazing ladies at Vivante Midwifery), I learned that a birth class is so much more about the entire experience for both Jimmy & I (not just about learning how to physically […]

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I know I mentioned that last week might be our last update, but it wasn’t really a wishful statement. I am so happy to still be chugging along. Since then, we’ve celebrated Christmas & New Year’s, and now, we’re really feeling ready! Physically: MY HIPS!!! I thought they hurt before. Since baby has dropped, my […]

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These are the last days before we meet our child. These last days are so very precious … As I write this, I am feeling all of the signs that this baby will be here soon. Maybe every pregnant mama feels this way at 39 weeks. There is so much I will miss about this […]

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Merry Christmas Eve!! As I write this, I sit here wondering if this will be my last weekly update … I am sure all pregnant women think this, but things are just feeling soooo close. Physically: I feel better (hips & acid reflux) this week. Both are still there & annoying, but just not as […]

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Baby, we did it! We are officially FULL TERM! This moment has been like a carrot on a string for weeks and weeks. The sense of peace & calm I’m feeling now is amazing. So happy to be within the safe window for our home birth. **A little pregnancy lesson: “full term” is used to […]

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