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My Labor & Delivery Story


By the time I reached my third trimester, I valued reading about other women’s labor stories so that I could understand all the different things that I may or may not experience.  Realizing I would be able to do the same thing for someone else, I wrote all the details down the night we came [...]

Welcome to the World


A compilation of photos from Zachary’s first three days of life… Welcome, Little One!  For this child I prayed, and the LORD has granted me my petition that I made to him. ~ I Samuel 1:27 ~               

Packing for the Hospital


I have been asked a few times what and how we packed for the hospital when Zachary was born. Here is a list of how we packed, what we packed, etc. [General Tips] We first packed by person. That is, I had a bag, Jody had a bag, and then we had Zachary’s diaper bag. [...]

Labor & Delivery Nurses are my Heroes

Labor & Delivery nurses are my heroes. I am not be facetious. They are amazing. At a time in your life when you are the most emotional, the most vulnerable, and both the most scared and delighted you can imagine, they are there to expertly comfort and coach. The nurses I had during my L&D [...]