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Why I don’t believe in birth plans

Why I don’t believe in birth plans

I’m a planner. I’m forever thinking several steps ahead, preparing for events that will probably never happen and leaving as little to chance as possible. And yet when it came to giving birth, I refused to plan a single thing. To me, birth didn’t seem […]

Want to hold your newborn? That’ll be $40.

Want to hold your newborn? That’ll be $40.

Imagine this scenario: You’ve just had a baby via c-section. The nurse places your baby on your chest for some skin-to-skin. You gaze into your newborn’s eyes, amazed that you finally get to meet this person who you’ve been growing inside you for the past […]