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If we bought wedding insurance ….

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Weddings are a big life event. We dream about our wedding day. And when the time finally comes, we plan for months! We make big decisions like where we’re going to get married, who is going to cater the reception, and who is going photograph our wedding. And we make the tiniest detailed decision too […]

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Ultimate Pregnancy Christmas Wish List

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Sometimes being pregnant means you really want something edible. Sometimes you really want something tangible. And sometimes you need something that has no monetary value but makes all the difference! Here are two wish lists – one that will make the pregnant person in your life feel nourished and loved; one that will make a […]

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Why You Should Write Your Birth Story

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Birth is transformative, powerful, and overwhelming. It can feel unbelievable – that there are no words to express the experience. Taking the time to write out your birth story as soon as possible will allow you to process your experience. 6 Reasons to Write Down Your Birth Story For Remembering. Writing down your experience will […]

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Local Hospital Birth Options

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While homebirths are on the rise, the majority of NY residents (~99% to be more precise) will choose to birth in a hospital. Even so, we generally seek out an environment that is as close to home as possible when it’s time to birth. Fortunately, our local hospital birth options recognize this and are proud […]

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Happy Mother’s Day from Brown Eyed Photography

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Happy Mother’s Day! As the face behind the camera for Brown Eyed Photography, I get to meet many many mothers. Some visit the library every week. A few are entrepreneurs. Others sit on non profit boards. Some play a musical instrument. Several raise chickens. Most live on coffee and air. As parents, some read every […]

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CVPH VBAC Birth :: Brown Eyed Photography

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Rachel and Jacob have two births under their belt and showed their experience, research, and commitment when they were ready to birth their third baby. They knew the vbac rate for the local hospital is low, but it wasn’t their first vbac either. A VBAC Birth at CVPH was doable. Successful VBAC Birth at CVPH […]

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15 Reasons to have a Home Birth

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I tell people that I was pro-home birth before having a home birth myself. I had two perfectly wonderful-minimally-invasive hospital births before having a homebirth. After having one … I will passionately support any and every low-risk family to pursue the home birth option. This is not an option everyone is comfortable with – but […]