Isla is my 2nd child and she came fast, arriving December 11th. I labored at home with early labor being about 24 hours and active labor lasting only about 5 hours. I had attended class at happy baby since I was 14 weeks pregnant. During that time, I built up the confidence and support I needed to achieve my goal of a natural birth. I met my doula, Khefri, through happy baby and made many friends who supported my goals. My labor and delivery was incredibly empowering and a totally surreal experience. Isla came so quickly and is just such a chill baby. Her brother just adores her, as do my husband and I. 

Fun Fact: The first thing I ate after labor was beef jerky!