Melissa Fessenden relishes the private, cozy experience of a home birth.
She delivered her first five children in the comfort of her home, guided by a trusted nurse midwife, tended with loving care by her husband, Shawn.
But, oh, how different it was with baby No. 6.
All the latest technologies and techniques, a host of medical specialists gowned and gloved, a bright operating room filled with beeping monitors—all the king’s horses and all the king’s men—came together to usher Willow Emma Grace Fessenden safely into the world.
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