Breech Birth

“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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Amazing Breech VBAC {Fast hospital birth with pictures}

February 26, 2013

My first 2 babies were quick & easy induced vaginal births. My 3rd baby was delivered by caesarean section (in Jan 2011), as she was breech. A c/s was something I never wanted, yet the Drs insisted (via scaremongering crap) I have one due to her breech position. I was happy to go ahead with […]

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Breech Homebirth

January 31, 2013

* If your baby is breech, please discuss possible complications and options with your care provider.* I had recently moved to the bay area, which meant I had to find a new midwife. With full support from my husband I chose a home birth.  We were unsure of when exactly I conceived, so I had […]

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Mom Holds Baby’s Hand as Born {Surprise Breech VBAC Hospital Birth}

January 3, 2013

A short history of my previous births: My oldest daughter was a good pregnancy, fairly uneventful, I choose to have a hospital birth for that “in case” reason, and it was probably good that I did, I had a severe postpartum hemorrhage that resulted in blood loss of almost 2 liters. Scary stuff. My son […]

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A Peaceful Surgical Birth of a Breech Baby {after switching providers at 38 1/2 weeks}

November 19, 2012

I spent my whole life dreaming about my babies. I’ve loved children since I was young, and looked forward to being a mother for as long as I can remember. When my husband Kai and I got married, I was pregnant within a month. We couldn’t have been happier about it. I didn’t exactly enjoy being pregnant as much […]

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Beautiful (Surprise) Breech Home Birth

October 9, 2012

My husband and I chose to have our first baby at home with an absolutely empowering midwife. I distinctly remember between my intense contractions hearing my husband Kevin, Leslie our midwife, and her intern Melissa, in our kitchen drinking coffee and softly laughing enjoying good conversation. I was in the birth tub letting my body […]

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A Footling Breech Birth Assisted by a Midwive & Observed by Paramedics

August 30, 2012

This is the story of one’s exciting entrance into the world. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I would one day have such a fast and furious labor, especially after the perfect labor and birth of Joby a little over one year ago (yeah, I know. We certainly didn’t waste any time, did […]

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