Home Birth

I am a strong believer in home birth.  Shortly after becoming pregnant with our first child, Ram and I decided that we believed that a healthy, low risk birth should be treated like a normal, physiological occurrence instead of a pathological emergency.  I believe that God created my body to birth my children naturally, and, as far as I am concerned, that is easiest to accomplish in the comfort and safety of my own home.  We began steps to find a midwife and planned to welcome our first child.  Axel River was born in the water in his bedroom on March 8, 2009.  Our second child, Autumn Rain, was born in the same room 19 months later, on October 20, 2010.  We welcomed our third child, Ari Indigo, on September 23, 2012.  He was born on Mommy and Daddy's bed.

I do not know why I have never seen this clip.  Not being a Monty Python fan might have something to do with it.  But, in all seriousness, I feel that this parody on the medical view of childbirth really drives home why we chose to stay home to welcome our children into the world.  Though it might be dramatized and accentuated, I don't think the core values and ideas are as far fetched as they should be.
Monty Python: The meaning of life- the miracle of birth

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