Growing Season Blog
Posts from February 2013

Fertility App Comparison

February 25, 2013

To assist with fertility charting, I wanted a great app to make recording and interpreting data easier.  I tried a LOT of them, and it occurred to me that someone else might appreciate my insights. Droid Apps OvuView When I had my old phone, a droid something-or-other, I had what I considered the perfect fertility […]

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Preparing a Twin Placenta

February 24, 2013

Here are the pictures I took of a gorgeous twin placenta I encapsulated.  They are posted with permission from Jenny, the mama who birthed it.  The babies were determined prenatally to be mono-chorionic, di-amniotic twins, which is the most common type of identical twins.  This means that the original zygote started the process of creating […]

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Midwives Make Awful Clients

February 15, 2013

At 9 weeks I got my new doppler (my previous doppler was stolen out of my car along with my whole prenatal bag) and tried it out on myself just for kicks.  I had to wait until I needed to pee really really bad, and looked around for nearly ten minutes, but I found a […]

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Switching Roles

February 1, 2013

So I’m ready to publicly, officially let you all know that I’m pregnant.  Due August 2013.  Now I’m moving from the midwife role to the midwifery client role, which is so much fun, and provides a lot of insight for me clinically. I started by asking my best friend to be my sperm donor.  We’d […]

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