A few of you have asked to read Ava’s birth story (back from June 2004), so here it is. I must warn you that it’s VERY, VERY long and somewhat graphic. Ava’s birth story – recorded July 1, 2004 The entire weekend, June 19-20, 2004, I wasn’t feeling very well. I felt kind of achy, like maybe I was coming down with the flu. I was tired too and tried to sleep as much as I could. On Sunday night (or actually early Monday morning) around 1:30 a.m., I started having surges (HypnoBirthing-speak for contractions). Jody was sleeping in the basement that night, as he’dRead More →