Amy Wright Glenn


Homebirth Cesarean

As mentioned in author and doula Ananda Lowe’s recent NPR piece, the term “homebirth cesarean” didn’t exist before 2011. However, today┬ámore and more birth professionals have picked up the lexicon which refers to “a planned out-of-hospital birth that ends in the hospital operating room.” Cesarean surgery is the most commonly preformed surgery in the US. One-third of all American children are born via cesarean section. While America’s high cesarean rates are certainly concerning, for mothers who hope to deliver in…

  • March 21, 2015
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Working Hard to Stay-at-Home

I wish I had known how much I would love being a mother. How could I have anticipated the depth of this love? My heart opens with wonder when I watch my two-year-old son lift his arms, snap his fingers, and sway to music. Any music. We could be in the check out line at Walgreens and if he hears music, he lifts his arms in praise. Oh, the world is good to him. Despite the little, blue bruise on…

  • December 3, 2014
  • By Amy Wright Glenn