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A birth story of patience & trust...

Childbirth isn’t a race. Sometimes (a LOT of times) it can be slow going, especially with first babies. It is often stop-and-start, up and down. It’s not a sprint, and the best way isn’t always the fastest way. Just like the tortoise would never win her race with the hare by trying to force herself to keep a certain speed, trying to force a slow birth forward often causes much more harm than good. A big secre