I was at church on Sunday and was gazing at the newest baby in our extended family. I noticed that his chin was quivering. As a seasoned mom, I knew that this was a normal and that it is caused by a baby’s immature nervous system. As a first time mom, seeing your baby’s chin quiver might make you run and grab the phone so that you can make a phone call to your pediatrician…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 28, 2013 at 10:49am — No Comments
Just got off the phone with my health insurance provider. Trying to get them to pay *their share* of the homebirth. You know, the one I discussed with them a year ago. The one they agreed to pay 80% of. Well,
let’s just say I’m having trouble calling them a “provider.” They cut a check for less than 40% of the homebirth.
Can you imagine if your partner “provided” for you like insurance companies manage to?
You give a whole lot of what you have to…Continue
Added by Jeanine Ertl on June 29, 2010 at 2:17pm — No Comments
Thankful for the 2010 model.
No wait! Not that one. This one!…
Added by Jeanine Ertl on May 27, 2010 at 3:17pm — No Comments
I can remember clearly the first day of mommyhood that I had showered, gotten dressed (in actual clothes, not “house…Continue
Added by Adriel from the Mommyhood Memos on May 13, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments
When I had my first homebirth, I lucked out. I found a midwife who quickly became my dream-come-true. (In case you’re planning a homebirth in California’s Bay Area, Judy Luce rocks!) At the time, she’d been a midwife for 30 years, knowledgeable, experienced, and holding high ethics. And she really helped transform my pregnancy into a time of self-awareness, and my birth into an empowering experience.
As we arrived…Continue
Added by Jeanine Ertl on May 11, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments
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