Summer in the Country

It’s the end of another year and it has been another great one filled with sweet babies. This summer I attended several homebirths that were a good drive out to the countryside. Three families whose previous births I attended when they lived in town moved further away from the bustle and...
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A Father’s Story of Homebirth

We have been with Damaris for the birth of all three of our children.  Each one has resulted in healthy, life changing birth.  The first birth, our son born in 2007, did not go according to our plan, and I don’t just mean it did not measure up to the fanciful poem that we wrote for our Bradley...
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February 2008

In February one of my favorite families had their 6th baby. This proud dairy farming family work themselves sick (literally, sometimes) to provide raw milk for their local community. Daddy Farmer fixes tractors and other farm equipment while Mama Farmer runs the dairy. I was finally able to...
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October’s Fab Four

Last time I had four babies due in one month it worked out perfectly. One birth a week with plenty of time in between for catching up on sleep and paperwork. I was hoping the four due in October would cooperate just as well. However, these precious ones (along with a fifth teaser) were all born in...
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