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  • Home birth (part two)

    Posted on February 19, 2017

    Welcome back!  Thank you so much to everyone who submitted questions for this home birth series by way of Facebook and Instagram.  Part two shares my response to those questions and includes a few tips to help make home birth a great experience.  If you are joining us for the first time, you may find it helpful to start by reading Jude’s birth story and then part one of this

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  • Home birth (part one)

    Posted on February 18, 2017

    As a follow up to Jude’s birth story, I am spending the weekend sharing about our experience with midwifery care, a home birth and a water birth.  Please keep in mind that this was our experience and I’m not setting out to say what is the right choice for you and your family.  We have two beautiful, healthy boys – one born in hospital and one born at home.  If

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  • A Birth Story: Jude

    Posted on February 17, 2017

    Jude Joseph Robert O’Rourke was born at our home in rural Ottawa on Saturday, September 5 at 1:19am weighing 7lbs, 8oz.  While he was our second baby and we felt slightly more prepared for what was happening, he was our first home birth so there were still lots of unknowns ahead. Jude was destined to be a Labour Day baby due on September 4.  Once again I had gone off

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  • A birth story: Clyde

    Posted on February 16, 2017

    This is the excerpt for your very first post.

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