Nothing could prepare me for the emotions that would fill my head and heart during my second birth experience. Not one word of advice, homebirth video or birth story would have explained the intensity, healing and pure bliss I would journey.
My pregnancy went very well and I was lucky to have no real issues. It was actually one of the best times of my life thus far. My husband Jeff and I had been anxiously awaiting her arrival as our EDD changed from the 11th to the 1st of August after an ultrasound tech assured us we were farther along than we or our midwives has suspected. It became clear as the days rolled right past the first of August that we should have stuck with our instincts. You are prepared for so many things in pregnancy, but the emotion of that last week or two of waiting I had not prepared myself for. Continue reading →