Breech Birth

A Footling Breech Homebirth With Pictures

August 9, 2011

This birth story is nothing short of amazing. However, it is this mom’s story and she made choices she felt were best for her and her baby. If you have a breech baby, please note there are different complications that can arise. Many babies will turn in time for birth, but some remain breech. Talk […]

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One Extraordinary Birth (Six Days of Labor, 33 Hours between Births, Two Healthy Babies)

July 15, 2011

Part I: Once Upon A Choice It wasn’t that I set out to be an enthusiastic proponent of homebirth. As a matter of fact, I hadn’t thought much about what kind of a birth experience I would like to have until I got pregnant. Somehow when I found out that I was carrying a baby […]

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A Frank Breech Birth: Faith of an OB and Mother

July 13, 2011

This is the birth story of Emery Elizabeth by Amy A. Elliot, D.C. I was lucky to have a very healthy and happy first pregnancy. Pregnancy did not slow me down from my busy life in chiropractic school, and I continued to see patients and attend classes up to the very end. The only concern […]

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An Informed and Educated Breech Birth

July 12, 2011

Shelley Dobbin’s breech birth: Oh my GOSH!  The birth was so incredible! After having a really painful first birth with 3rd degree tearing, an unnecessary cut (episiotomy) and 13 stitches it felt SO GOOD to birth without tearing. This time I birthed on my hands and knees which really helped to get our baby out. (I wish I birthed […]

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Breech Does NOT Equal C-Section

February 28, 2011

I have written before how a breech baby is another variation of normal. Having a breech presentation does not mean you automatically need to schedule a c-section. Remember, our babies are wise and know just how they need to be for birth. Most of the time, babies will turn, even late in pregnancy and labor!!!  […]

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Breech Babies Are Another Variation of Normal

October 29, 2010

With my first child, I knew I wanted a natural birth. I chose the local birth center and hired the team of midwives. I attended my regular appointments and the birth classes they offered. Starting around 30 weeks I questioned the position of my baby. I asked three of the midwives at three different appointments […]

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