It's the million dollar question for nearly every first-time mom nearing the end of her pregnancy. Knowing when to head to the hospital so that you don't arrive too early and not so late that you have your baby on the side of the road is a hard to nail down.
Yesterday, November 17, marked World Prematurity Day, an event created as part of the March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign along with several other participating organizations to raise awareness of premature birth and remember premature babies who died.
Enjoy this beautiful birth story from our most recent Great Expectations blogger, Heather. That space around a woman, child, and their attendants around the time of birth is sacred, whether you see it as a miracle of divine, spiritual, or natural origin.