First off, I LOVE this site! Thank you so much for sharing what real women look like. When we found out we were pregnant, we immediately knew we wanted to birth at home. It just made sense for us. Our family and friends weren’t very supportive and thought we were crazy. I went 3 weeks past my due date which, to some people, solidified the fact that our idea to birth at home was insane. The day I went into labor continues to be a very special day. For at least 12 hours, it was just my husband and I. Since we’d gotten little to no support from the people around us, only our midwife and her assistant were present at the birth. 16 hours later, our little girl was born. At home, right where we wanted her to be.