Birth Stories & Pictures

Fast Labour and Birth Center Waterbirth {Awesome Tattoos}

September 24, 2013

My first daughter was something of a miracle. She was born 9 weeks early in your typical hospital setting. My water was leaking one morning so my husband and I went to the hospital. By that afternoon it completely broke on its own and my 3lb 8oz baby was born that night. From the first […]

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A Much-Desired VBAC with a Supportive ObGyn

September 20, 2013

The stories of my children’s births are both my worst and best day ever.  My son was born February 26, 2011.  I had wanted a natural childbirth, unfortunately that did not come close to what I got.   I was called by my midwife on the 23rd, stating that she had concerns regarding some of my […]

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Birth of Twins {Baby B-Birth in OR before CS}

September 19, 2013

A few days after finding out I was having twins, I began mourning the loss of my birth experience. Dramatic? Probably. But as a Doula and at the time, prospective, Childbirth Educator, and someone who’s frankly quite terrified of needles, I knew that medication, needles, scalpels and augmentation were not for me. Coming to terms […]

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A Bathroom Hospital Birth with 2 Doulas and a Midwife

September 19, 2013

I woke up around 3:00AM on April 29th with an achy feeling and saw that daughter Mia had wandered into my room and was staring at me. I like to think that somehow she knew today would be the day; that kids know these things. I couldn’t get back to sleep so I got up, […]

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I am Strong {Miracle Twins}

September 18, 2013

I  am strong because I was told I would never have kids. I was 19 years old and the doctor told me I was in early menopause. They said they could put on me on hormones to boost my body back, but it would take at least 2 years for my hormones to level out. […]

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Twins Born at 27 Weeks {A Mother’s Story of the NICU and Coping}

September 18, 2013

My twin boys were due August 28, 2012. They were born June 1, 2012, 13 weeks early. I had a doctor appointment that morning. I was so excited because it was an ultrasound appointment and I was going to get to see my little boogers. I met with the doctor after the appointment and he kept […]

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Fast Homebirth {Unplanned Unassisted}

September 17, 2013

New Years Eve 2012, we found out we were expecting our third child. I kicked myself for not drinking my pink champagne before we took the test, but we were pretty excited nonetheless. We had planned to try for another baby the following Spring, but this one had other plans. I knew before we were […]

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Plus Size Mama, Natural Hospital Birth!

September 11, 2013

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” – Rajneesh On January 4th 2010, my husband, Chris, and I found out we were expecting our first child and thus began our almost year-long journey of […]

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Painfree Vaginal Birth {OP Position}

September 10, 2013

A brief background: I am a midwife, it is a calling I have had for many years, and on my first day on the job I honestly felt like I had done it before. The work just comes so easy and naturally to me. I loved my job with a passion. Before I got pregnant […]

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