Birth Stories

Mother’s Intuition leads her to hospital despite planned home birth – Surprise Vaginal Breech Birth

I wanted to post and let everyone know that our fifth child arrived on January 14. It wasn’t a homebirth as planned though. When I went into labor I just felt very panicked internally.. something didn’t feel normal to me..so off to the hospital we went. I asked for an epidural..a first for me out …

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After the birth I had the nurse say to me that she was honored to be able to attend me during my birth, Brie’s birth was what a natural birth should be like

Brie’s Birth This was my fourth pregnancy and my first real attempt to have a natural birth. Seven years ago with my first baby I thought I would go “as long as possible” without an epidural. This of course set me up to fail. I had no idea what I was going to do or …

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I can honestly say that her birth was so PEACEFUL and EASY that I would do it all over again right now.

Caterina’s Birth Story Let me start by saying thank you to this group. I feel like I learned so much from you. I read the posts faithfully right up until my daughter’s birth. I didn’t post at all, but still feel like I ‘know’ most of you. I also have to admit that I was …

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Ari’s Birth – My body is amazing!

Note: the word p**n is in here once or twice – though I don’t think I really felt any besides the crowning moment (and that was pretty brief).  What I felt is better described as intense pressure or force, rather than p**n.  Just a heads up for you. ******************************************************************************* I’m finally getting around to writing …

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