Hyrum Matthew’s Birth Story

Well, it’s official—I should no longer predict how future births will go based on past experience. The birth of my third child–Hyrum Matthew–was wildly different than my experiences with my other two. Part of that was because I went in with a very different birth plan this time around, and the other major part was …

Why I’m (Probably) Changing My Birth Plan for My 3rd Baby

Note: If you’re sensitive to medical complications or only want to hear positive birth stories, I would suggest you skip this one. Some Background I come from a family of women who “do” unmedicated childbirths, from my mother–who had five out of the six of us without any pain medications, though the first was not …