Category Archives: home birth
Christian’s home birth was about as perfect as I could have hoped for, but there was a complication after he was born that made the whole experience more exhausting and harrowing than it needed to be. It’s also the reason … Continue reading
There’s something to be said for doing something a second time. Really, I had no recollection that labor and delivery was going to be as hard as it was. Not that I remembered Bella’s birth as being easy, but I … Continue reading
We joyfully welcome Christian Holden Murdy to this world. Born at home 1:22 am, Friday, May 23, 2008 7 pounds, 2 ounces 21 inches long We are all well; exhausted, but thrilled. Birth story and pics to follow.
Once, I was nicknamed Speedy Gonzales – we were biking up Mount Jay in Vermont or New Hampshire and it was a solid six-mile climb to the peak. I was with a dozen other high school kids biking through New … Continue reading
Last night I felt a tell-tale dribble in my panties. Which could indicate either that my amniotic fluid is leaking, which it could if there was just a small tear, and could seal up and stop. Or it could mean … Continue reading
At the advice of my good friend Darlene (mother of five), I’ve elected to not do things like see a friend’s gig in Huntington Beach (that didn’t start until 11 pm), and I’ve started concentrating on getting as much sleep … Continue reading
When I saw the list for the things we needed in the birth kit I thought it would be cheaper and easier to gather them up myself, but Chad convinced me it would be “as cheap” to pay for the … Continue reading