Archives for October 2011

Giving Birth in France

Giving Birth in France – My Birth Story

On October 6, I gave birth to a healthy baby girl in the small city of Bayeux in France. Juliana was born on her French due date and not a moment sooner than she was ready. We had an eventful, […]

Final Cours de Preparation Pour Naissance with a Sage-Femme

We attended the 4th and final cours de preparation pour naissance (birth preparation class) with a sage-femme (midwife). I left this class feeling much more relaxed than I did with the last session. This time we discussed different positions for […]


10 Tips for Moving to France from the USA

Moving to France was one of the most exciting and exhausting experiences of my life. I packed things I didn’t need and left behind things that I wish I brought. I had unrealistic expectations about how fast I would learn […]