I Get Paid to Do This!

Birth is in my blood. It permeates my life. It makes me whole. I feel immense joy in assisting others in the birth of their babies. I got to do that in the wee early hours today. In paradise. I witnessed a family of 4 become a family of 5. A gorgeous, quick, blessed water birth here in St. John, USVI.

Cassie & Ethan about 30 seconds after he was born into his mommy's hands in the water.

Cassie & Ethan about 30 seconds after he was born into his mommy’s hands in the water.

Birth is about intuition. About listening to the mother and listening within you to make the best choices. This birth was all about intuition. Going with the gut. Knowing all was well. And it was. A juicy 7 lb baby boy, a full pound bigger than his sisters!

Me & Ethan after I completed his newborn exam.

Me & Ethan after I completed his newborn exam.

I still have 6 days in paradise… I see some beach time in my immediate future!

Life.Is.Good

Ciao πŸ™‚

 

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16 thoughts on “I Get Paid to Do This!

  1. so beautiful…i wish i had known someone like you with any of my three births — each has some horrific moment to them and you make it an amazing experience! bless you for what you do sandi!!! xxoo

  2. What a blessing it is to experiece such a wealth of beauty and experience within a birth. A good friend Tina Cassidy describes her experience of birth in different areas of the world and in different cultures. How can we relate within this commonality we all have and experience?
    Read more here!

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