The joyful Joanna Taylor with daughters Paige (4) and Maya (3). She also has two step-children aged 21 and 17. Joanna's partner had a vasectomy reversal to conceive, and they were able to get pregnant very soon after. She had healthy pregnancies with each of her daughters. She was disappointed with the birthing process with Paige. She didn't dilate and ended up getting an epidural later on after laboring 21 hours, which she hadn't expected. In hindsight, she felt that she could have been better prepared than she actually was. She was able to have a great natural birth the second time around and had great support from her midwife throughout the birthing process. She was able to breastfeed both of her girls, for a shorter time with Maya, but feels again that she may not have utilized all of the resources she had available to herself. Joanna initially chose to participate to support a friend, almost backed out and then fully embraced the process.