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I've got Elliott's home waterbirth video up on my blog now, if anyone was interested in watching the more intense few minutes of his birth. :)

 

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I can't believe that was over two months ago! Geez.


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Beautiful and powerful.  Thank you so much for sharing!


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i saw it on your blog this morning and watched it! i've really been enjoying your daily photos...and enjoyed the video. what a beautiful birth!

congrats mama...i can't believe it was over 2 months either! time flies!

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So gorgeous. Well done. The video is kind of haunting, especially with the last song. I'm so happy that you were able to document it all so well. What a cherished keepsake that will be. Thanks for sharing it.


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Thanks mamas! I don't know how many times I've watched it myself. I think I kept figuring that I must have imagined away the bad parts of his birth, since I couldn't remember anything but bliss. Intensity, sure, but bliss. But after watching it and reading the midwife's charts, his birth was exactly the way I remembered it. It's so special to know that I'm not making that up!!


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i've watched the video of Phoenix's birth as well over and over! the first time i watched it i was awed at how calm, peaceful and loving it was...and so grateful to have that on film! i find myself going, wow was that really how it was?!?!


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