Birth Stories

Maria’s Birth Story

Maria May Vallette was born on Saturday, June 24th (one day before the Garth Brooks concert -because, duh-). Here's how it went down: On Friday (the day before she was born) I was exhausted and starting to worry a little because the baby hadn't been super active. I spent most of the day laying around the… Continue reading Maria’s Birth Story

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Juliet’s Birth Story

Here's the story of Juliet's birth! I still can't believe she is here and we are a family of 5. We are about one week in and thus far it's been the easiest transition for our family, but check back with me when she does more than just sleep and eat all day and night.… Continue reading Juliet’s Birth Story

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Dane’s Birth Story

In order for this birth story to make any sense you need to know that Marvin and I took a 12 week Bradley Method Class to prepare for this natural childbirth.  Marvin knows very, very little about the technical details of labor and the main thing he got out of the class was "say no… Continue reading Dane’s Birth Story

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Elaina’s Birth Story

I've been thinking a lot about my future labor & delivery with Dane.  What it might be like and what I want to change this time and what I want to keep the same.  So, I thought the first step would be to get all the details of Elaina's labor & delivery out.  If you've ever had… Continue reading Elaina’s Birth Story