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Mazen’s Birth Story

September 14, 2012
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It all began on a rainy Thursday morning when I opened my eyes and felt an electric “pop” inside of me. Followed by a second one. Since I was on high alert for signs of labor, I figured I should make a beeline to the toilet ….just in case. The moment I sat down, I […]

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31 Weeks: Preparing For Childbirth

July 6, 2012
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As I go into labor, I want to know I did everything possible to prime my body for this experience. While many women probably do nothing to prepare and still have normal, healthy labors, I still want to cover my bases. My goals are to keep my body in complete balance so that when it’s […]

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15 Weeks: Labor Of Love

March 18, 2012
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Please tell me that quick births run in families!? I visited my grandmother this week and my mom was there as well. Gram told me a little about her birth stories, although given that they were over 50 years old [sorry mom!] I didn’t get too many details. She said with both of her children […]

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