From My Birth Journal: Early Birthing

As much as I like hammering out new blog posts on my laptop, I will always have a special love for pen-to-paper journalling. I was going through some of my birth-journal entries earlier this evening, and thought I would start a segment here on the Birth Takes a Village Blog with occasional glimpses of the thoughts I have about birth. Here’s the first entry!

“early birthing sensations so often come and go with the night as the body prepares itself for steady and active birthing. As the darkness lifts & beginnings of light begin to sneak through the windows, so, too, does the intensity of sensations often lift, waiting for the quiet peace of another nighttime to pick back up.”

Jessica Austin, Vancouver Doula

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