I love music — LOVE MUSIC — there is very little I won’t happily listen to, in the right mood. As a teen, I was a huge fan of the mix tape. As an adult, that translated into mix discs for friends. Many a road trip has featured a carefully-crafted mix-disc (or twelve).
Why should homebirth be an exception?
With my third child, I opted to listen to a favourite disc on repeat — I spent much of that labour singing and slow dancing through contractions to Crowded House’s “Recurring Dream” — but this time I wanted something more varied. That translated into a massive playlist on my laptop which I eventually split into two lists: early labour and active labour.
At the request of a couple friends, I turned them into Youtube video playlists (as much as possible — not everything was available on Youtube) and am posting them here for your enjoyment:
The big event should be happening any day now — follow along on Twitter with hashtag #BabyTheLast!