Rainbow pregnancy in Uganda and birth in America- Lauren’s Story

I wrote about the beginning of my pregnancy journey for the blog and now I wanted to continue where I left off… My husband, Eric, and I had been living in Mbale (the eastern region of Uganda) for the first 7 months of our marriage. When we got married we knew we would move outContinue reading “Rainbow pregnancy in Uganda and birth in America- Lauren’s Story”

A Swedish experience of a challenging pregnancy and birth in the States – Sophia’s story

I was born and raised in Europe but I lived in the US when I found out I was pregnant. I had come to the US in 2005 to be an au pair (live-in nanny), and then ended up staying, getting my Bachelor’s and Master’s and working throughout. I started out in Washington DC, butContinue reading “A Swedish experience of a challenging pregnancy and birth in the States – Sophia’s story”

Birth in Tennessee- Nicole’s Story

I am from the USA, but my husband’s passport country is Brazil. I gave birth in Tennessee at a birth center far away from my family. My daughter, Bianca Rose, is my first biological child and she was born vaginally in a water birth. I didn’t think I would ever have a water birth, butContinue reading “Birth in Tennessee- Nicole’s Story”