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The Kiwis Are Down For a Little Home Birth

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Birth Pool

How did this thing get in my house?

Recently, at my 37 week antenatal appointment, our midwife, Maria, dropped off this big huge bag, ‘Birth Pool in a Box’.  Also, she dropped off all her medical supplies, oxygen tank, medicines and even… a rather large fishnet you would buy from the pet shop.  She said, ‘Do you know what this is for?’  I looked a bit puzzled… ‘Pooper scooper!’, she said!.  O.M.G….  Nothing like that happened with Margo’s water birth, but she said you never know… On her way out the door, Maria asked if I had warned the neighbors of our plans to have a home birth… Read the rest of this entry