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Category Archives: Pregnancy

The Midwife Mess


 Does this look like IUGR?

It happened like this:

I am a 33 year old plus-sized mama of four children. I have never had any health concerns other than the actual weight on my body, and my pregnancy had been going well: good blood pressure, no gestational diabetes, baby looked great on the ultrasound I had in February, I had been drinking lots of water, walking, and eating mindfully. Having a home birth was important to me, and I had been looking forward to it and doing my best to be as healthy as I could be.

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The Homebirth of Henry Rupert

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I have so much to catch up on!  Taking a blogging vacation the last part of my third trimester has left me with so much to tell you, but before I post about anything I want to tell you about my new baby!   On May 20th 2013 I gave birth to my fifth baby, a boy we named Henry Rupert after my grandfather and James’ father.

This will be a long post, so get comfy!

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