Loving My Body {One Scar at a Time}

by Birth Without Fear on November 19, 2013

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My fourth baby, an attempted VBA2C, left ┬áme with my final scar of childbirth. After 3 premature deliveries, progesterone shots allowed me to carry to 38 weeks 6 days. Labour began on its own and after a stalled labour, forehead presentation and Bandels Ring I delivered by a calm and quiet c-section, the final chapter in my family’s growth.

I didn’t fail having a VBA2C, I tried and that’s all that I can ask for. Two emergency c-sections and one successful VBAC with premature babies were stressful. This babe was big enough to come home with us and we are breastfeeding exclusively 7 weeks in. That in my eyes is success.

Loving my body, one scar at a time. Your blog gave me hope and confidence… and for that I thank you!

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Liz November 19, 2013 at 3:01 pm

This is just breathtaking and beautiful

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Janelle November 19, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Sweet! Well done Momma!!

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Melissa December 3, 2013 at 8:58 pm

I love this post! You are beautiful!

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Gelena Hinkley December 11, 2013 at 8:50 am

Beautiful, and well put!

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