What is a birth plan? Do I need one?

It’s not rocket science: a birth plan is your plan for how you want your birth to go. It’s kind of a like a wedding plan or dinner party plan, except you have a lot less control over what actually happens. So do you even need one? I think there’s an easy way to tell.Continue reading “What is a birth plan? Do I need one?”

All birth preferences come from a valid place

It seems there are few skills that human beings feel more qualified to judge than parenting. Maybe it’s because so many of us do it at some point in our lives, or because all of us have at least SEEN parenting and seen parenting mistakes. And somehow this fondness for judging parents extends right backContinue reading “All birth preferences come from a valid place”