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Second Baby, First Home Birth

For the duration of my second pregnancy it never occurred to me that my daughter, Seneca, could arrive early.  Because my son, Isaac, was born by cesarean and I was planning a VBAC at home (an HBAC, if you will), my main fear was going late and being pressured to have a chemical induction. I’d… Continue Reading

Ready or not, here she comes!

My wife Kemi had been having Braxton Hicks contractions from very early on, so in a sense, she was in gentle labour for many months. She had been taking supplements, eating really well, reading voraciously, and watching videos on birth that helped us feel that this was a very natural process. I don’t know what… Continue Reading

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