Three birth stories illustrate how gentle hospital deliveries can become nightmares in the third stage.
Simone Snyder is a doula, childbirth educator and massage therapist. She was recently overcome with pride when her 9-year-old son drew a uterus and explained to his third grade class why it’s important to breastfeed. She lives in Monterey, California, with her husband and two budding birth activist sons.
Water plays a key role in this sweet story of a home waterbirth.