• kids reading books

    9 story books about pregnancy

    How do you tell your toddler or preschooler that you’re pregnant? I think the best way is through a picture book.  I’ve compiled a list of my favorite books for when a new baby is on the way. All have wonderful illustrations and…

  • surfing for pregnancy posts and finding the 7 best

    If you want to read one woman’s chronicle of all her birth experiences from hospital to home,   including the heartache of miscarriage, check out relevant living. That birth, as fast and furious as it was, was one of the most incredible experiences…

  • how babies should be born

    a nice homebirth of a third baby

    After having an “accidental” homebirth for her second baby, Sarah and her husband decided to plan a homebirth for their third baby. This is Sarah’s birth story: I’ve heard many times that third babies are unpredictable. My first two had come right before…

  • an unplanned homebirth

    This is the birth story of Sarah’s second birth. With her first birth, she was sent to the hospital from her doctor’s office after they checked her and was found to be 6 centimeters. Overwhelming contractions started once they artificially ruptured her membranes.…