Dear little one,
I woke up on Tuesday, May 8th at 4:15am. I got up quietly as I didn’t want to wake your Baba or your brother, Nash.
By the time I got to the bathroom, I was having a pressure wave. It was 4:17am and I was 41 weeks along with you. Continue reading “Gigi’s Birth Story”
Carol’s daughter, Angelina, has graduated high school. We couldn’t be more proud. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors! You are going to be amazing. All the love.
Thank you to all who made it out to our annual brunch. It was a huge success. We feel so grateful for all the families that we have attended throughout our years of practice. Cheers to many more!
Intentions & Acknowledgements
I am really appreciative of Carol & Shar @midwiferycare_nyc, Megan @brooklyndoula, and @borissuchkov for being so supportive during the prenatal, birth and postpartum period. I also read Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, which was really helpful in navigating what birth was going to be like. The birthing classes I took with @healthystart brooklyn & @birthdaypresence also influenced my thinking about the birth. My intention was to try and have an unmedicated birth, and deciding on working with a doula and a midwife practice was probably the best decision I made during the pregnancy, supporting my effort to have a birth that was empowering and respectful of Beatrice and me. Continue reading “The Birth of Little B”
There has been many articles in the new recently concerning the disparities in maternal mortality for black women. It is important that we as care providers recognize the statistics and do our due diligence to improve the preventable.
This home birth video showcases the epitome of surrender and strength. No matter quiet or loud, there is no right way to birth your baby.