Based on our calculations, the due date for our first child fell during my husband’s biggest meeting of the year, which involved a lot of preparation, presentations, and traveling. With our natural lifestyle, and our convictions about how we should pursue labor and delivery as naturally as possible, this turned out to be quite the challenge.
photo by Lillian Prince Photography
Toward the end of our pregnancy, we began to anticipate the arrival of our first child like any first time mommy and daddy. Due to my husband’s work responsibilities that was also quickly approaching, the question was asked repeatedly, “Why don’t you just go get induced?”