Archive | February, 2016

Kirsten’s Birth Story of Otto

Written by Kirsten By 2AM, a very strong contraction made the uncertainty before me seem insurmountable alone. My doula came quickly. I was gripping the tub, on hands and knees, on the toilet bracing myself as I went increasingly inward. She said, let it be intense and I did. On my hands and knees I laboured […]

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The Birth of Mirai

Mirai’s Birth Story By Miwa Hiroe There are many times when a practical state of mind dullened the thrill of anticipation, but the last stage of pregnancy was like medicine for complacency. All that magic of waiting for a birthday that had become crusty and discardable was brilliantly revived in the weeks before Mirai’s birth. […]

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