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What I Learned from Giving Birth

There is nothing like a pregnancy announcement to bring the birth stories out of the woodwork, amirite? Why is it that everyone who volunteers their birth story to an unwitting expectant mother has THE WORST story ever – 42 hours of labor, complications, emergency c-sections. Sometimes you just want to say: In comparison, I had […]

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To Be Surprised or Not

Baby Gender Reveal: Shout it from the Rooftop or Keep it a Surprise?

Everyone that has had a baby has been in this predicament. Should we find out “what” we’re having or keep it a surprise? Generally people feel strongly one way or another, and we’ve enlisted two DMB Moms, Amber + Aubrey, to share their reasons for why they chose they way they did. Maybe some of their insight […]

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The Doula and the Doctor

When I was pregnant with my daughter (my first), and making decisions about her imminent birth, I was caught between two worlds. I value the traditions of yesteryear (considered a non-medicated birth), and question whether the modern approach to things is always best. Meanwhile, I was immersed in a community of student doctors, my husband […]

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