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I posted this in my DDC, however thought I'd share here as well.  We welcomed a baby boy at home, in the water, two weeks ago:) Although I've yet to write his birth story, our midwife wrote an incredibly moving essay about the evening he was born.  Such a beautiful piece about what happens at a home birth and the power of women supporting one another:

J - Birth doula and *very* grateful mama to bouncy Q, fancy F, and mighty F!

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That was so beautiful. Thank you for sharing joy.gif

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That was very moving! Thanks for sharing!

Harmony, mom of dd (14), ds (11), ds (4) and having #4 in June
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As we get ready to celebrate my homebirth baby's first birthday, this story brings up such sweet memories for me. Thank you so much for sharing!  Your mw is an eloquent writer.

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That was so beautiful! Thank you for sharing. I've posted it on my FB page to share the home birth love ♥


Really looking forward to birthing baby #1 at home when we conceive :)


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