My first (semi-successful) attempt at changing a diaper and swaddling Soren. Soren was very patient!

From 2009-03-Soren-birth

On another note, we wanted to put in a word on how simply amazing Anna (our Doula) was! I can’t imagine going through the birthing experience without her. At one point during labor, she told Destiny “Stop thinking that. You need a new mantra.” Destiny stopped and said “Yeah, yeah, you’re right!” She was somehow a mind-reader – able to know exactly what Destiny was thinking, how to calm her, how to keep her moving forward.
I’d highly recommend her to anyone having a baby. Her web site is