Birth Stories and Advice

A story is worth a thousand factoids. Advice from those who have gone before is an ancient source of connection and insight. If your personal story of birth, breastfeeding/not breastfeeding, or parenting is one that you would like to share with others, please send it to us! Advice and story shared among women and families is a deep source of wisdom and support we would like to promote. You may remove all identifying information from your story or request that we give credit for your offering. Photos are also welcome! We regret that we may not be able to post all stories. To share your story, visit the contact page and select “Submit a story to share” from the first drop down.

The Birth Of Our Son, Isaac

The Birth Of Our Son, Isaac

On February 26th, 2011, I was profoundly transformed by the birth of our son. The birth of any child is a miracle, but the birth of your first child almost 6 weeks before you expect him is truly humbling. The unexpected and beautiful birth of our son, Isaac Gary Holst Jones, reminded me that I […]