Posts tagged labor
Giving birth at Gaslini Children's Hospital in Genoa: What's it like?

Attending a birth at Gaslini Hospital in Genoa was a positive experience. In this post I share photos and information about the building and protocols that they have around birth.

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10 steps for a positive labor and birth experience

It's true, birth often takes unexpected turns. But having a positive, calm, and empowering birth experience is possible. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare to bring your baby into the world. Special thanks to my friend Teresa and Lauren Allmond Photography for the beautiful photos.

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Gianina's long hospital water birth

Finally, the birthing tub. That water was sent from God. Embracing me with its warmth. Angels whispered to me that I could do this.  Hallelujah. I relaxed. My husband put a cool wet handkerchief on my forehead. I felt his strong presence. I knew my little girl was on her way.

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