Tag Archives: Birth

The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 3

Not since the births of my own children have I been so overtly reminded of how great God is and how blessed we are to be a part of this miraculous life. Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 2

Inside tonight was a mood you could feel right away: the holy ground of a life being born. Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 1

We were so touched when our doula shared with us a written account on her perspective of our son’s birth. With her permission, we are posting her story here in three parts. The first comes today on the one month birthday of our little guy. Continue reading

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My version of a water birth

Jack Benjamin Midence was born 5-15-12 at 8:01am, 8lbs 1oz. All went exactly as planned, born in the aft cabin of our 44 foot sailboat Kitty Hawk, assisted by midwife Nicole Lavallee, and ending with a professional catching job by his proud papa. Continue reading

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Oh, the places…

Yesterday I gave birth to a baby boy on the sailboat that is my home. Seems like a good time to start a blog, right? Let me back up…four years ago I married Jack, the love of my life and … Continue reading

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