Birth Story: Annelize from Vancouver

Part way through my pregnancy, I found out that my baby was breech. My options were a breach birth or a c-section. I chose a c-section.

Birth Story: Sheila from Philadelphia

Reprinted with permission from A Living Family. My experience of birth was what some might consider ideal but most would say is far from typical. Although I had a two day warm up, my water

Birth Story: Elle from Omaha

Warning: You may be jealous of this birth story!

Birth Story: Lindsey from South Yorkshire, England

Here's our second guest birth story. I am honestly so excited to be sharing these with everyone - they're all truly remarkable!

Birth Story: Maryam from Surrey, UK

Wonderful story of three amazing, though very intense, births. And a lesson that no matter how much we plan, our births may not turn out as we would have them.

My Birthing Story

The story of the birth of my daughter and the lessons I was able to take home from the entire experience.

Guest Post: How Pregnancy Can Kill: A True Story of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

I was diagnosed with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, a form of dilated cardiomyopathy defined as deterioration in heart function between the last two months of pregnancy up until five months post pregnancy.