This is Midwifery Care

In the Bay Area we are blessed to have so many dedicated homebirth midwives yet only 1% of babies in SF are born at home. I'm pretty sure that's because most people don't explore it as an option.

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Ellen Shaw
Tips for When Parenting Gets Real

Let’s be real. Since I wrote my last heartfelt but very good day post my kid threw up all over himself in bed, my husband got it too and I experienced something of a totally different variety that had me laid up in bed for 24hrs.

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Ellen Shaw
Three Months In

I am three months in with this one. It’s been a more than a little challenging at times and lovely at others and yet none of the pics with her have my face in them despite the fact that I am here day in and day out connected to this human.

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Ellen Shaw
Alta Jane is Here

Despite the chaos and sadness in the news, I’ve spent the past few weeks attempting to channel peace in bringing this peanut earth side. I tuned out and turned inward because it was the only way I could find to make space for this babe who joined us peacefully at home on 08/28/17 -- so beautiful and full of life.

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