Natural Birth and Homebirth

Thirteen Windows

By Kristen M. Ploetz for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers My daughter is the only reason I know we have thirteen windows on the first floor of our house. She didn’t tell me—I had to count for myself, before she was born. It

Birthing My Birth Story

Story is powerful. Story shapes the way we view and understand the world. Story can change the world. Nothing is more compelling than the stories we tell ourselves and by extension, our children. One of the most formational stories we can tell our children