Breech Birth

Breech Birth Story {Frank Breech}

April 30, 2013

In 2009 I became pregnant with my second child. I was very excited. My first birth had gone very well, easy, no complications, no interventions. After birthing an 8 lbs. 1 oz. posterior baby boy after only 4 hours of labor and 30 mins of pushing, I decided the second would be out of hospital. […]

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Breech Cesarean Birth

April 21, 2013

When I was 18 I fell pregnant with my first daughter. I’m 4ft 10 and then I was a size 6 so a very very small build (my now husband is 6ft4 need I say more lol). They discovered she was breech at 35 weeks with a following scan at 36 to double check. The […]

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Breech Birth Story {Cesarean After Unexpected Breech Presentation}

April 6, 2013

My first pregnancy was normal and uneventful until I had a partial placental abruption at 27 weeks.  The partial abruption had no adverse effects on my pregnancy but to scare me half to death. At an ultrasound preformed at 29 weeks to check on my son and the placenta we found that my son was […]

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Breech Cesarean Birth {After Spontaneous Labour}

April 4, 2013

We knew at 34 weeks that Parker was frank breech. Every one kept saying she’d turn. I tried spinning babies exercises to turn her; every thing. I was desperate to have VB, so I agreed to the versions. Her butt was just stuck. It was so painful. The doctor moved her head from side to […]

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Unassisted Footling Breech Birth {Unplanned Homebirth}

April 2, 2013

I woke in the early hours with pains, and called hospital who advised to wait it out – contractions were roughly 15min apart. I called back around 6am before my partner went to work, and was still advised to stay home. We figured things were ok, partner went to work (an hour away). The pains got […]

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Twyla’s Journey from the Stars {A Breech Home Birth}

March 25, 2013

December 10th. This nesting business is no joke. I feel like I’m about to sweep a hole through the tile floor. I could serve a 4 course meal in my bathroom, off my toilet even. At least up until the point I walked in and sat down to discover I had just lost my plug. […]

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“It was the single most empowering moment of my life!” {Frank Breech Homebirth In Water}

March 25, 2013

I was 24 years old and planning to have my first baby at home when I found out the baby was in a frank breech position. My wonderful midwife at the time obtained all the latest medical journals on breech birth so we could make an informed decision about the risks. After reading the data, […]

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Midwife-Assisted Footling Breech Hospital Birth

March 24, 2013

Early on in my pregnancy I had done a lot of research and reading and thinking and I was strongly considering the idea of a homebirth. I was doing my ante-natal care with a team midwifery practice out of a public hospital that supported this. The midwife assigned to me was really supportive of this […]

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Breech Twin Birth Without Fear

March 18, 2013

This is Mallie, a woman who truly birthed without fear. She moved up from Florida to North Carolina in order to give birth the way she thought best, safely in a friends’ home, naturally with plenty of love and support surrounding her.  Both of Mallie’s twins were born breech after a very quick labor.  The […]

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