May 31: I had been getting more and more tired of being pregnant and trying different tricks that might get labor going for several days. Of course it was nothing drastic as my due date wasn’t until 9 June. When Kevin and I went to bed that night, he noticed I had a “piddle pad” Carry on!
I’m sharing this video for several reasons. One: Because it’s awesome. Two: I want to educate people on natural birth. Women were created to do this! (Not just this, but you know what I mean). I want people to know that even though it’s hard, and even though it can hurt, women CAN do this! Carry on!
If you live in Iowa, I ask you to please write your representative to ask them to support a licensure bill for Certified Professional Midwives. You can find your legislator here by entering your address: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators The main points are that midwives would be able to be licensed by the state of Iowa to practice. This Carry on!