VBAC

I Will Birth My Baby {Out Of My Vagina!}

June 25, 2013

I am STRONG because I spent 9. 5 years since my first babies traumatic birth educating myself and becoming informed. 7. 5 years since my sons unnecessary, failed induction leading to my second cesarean, I learnt to trust my body. I am STRONG because I knew I wanted a VBA2C, I also wanted a Homebirth […]

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2 Sets of Twins, 16.5 Months Apart {IVF and VBAC}

June 11, 2013

Thank you to the mother who shares both her birth stories of her FOUR children. {Part 1} My husband and I knew we would need help conceiving.  He had low sperm count, and I, well just didn’t ovulate.  We met with a fertility doctor and I had the impression that we would be pregnant within […]

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Hospital VBAC with a True Knot

June 7, 2013

I have had three children. The first was a c-section and the other 2 were VBAC.  I feel that I was “bullied” into the c-section simply because I didn’t follow their time schedule.  I was induced at 9 days over my due date because I was told my pelvis was not large enough to have […]

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Three Breech Births {One Cesarean And Two VBACs}

June 3, 2013

My breech babies: Brooke, Brady and Blake. “The road to motherhood is not always a clear and simple journey. I learned this first hand as all of my babies presented breech. I do think more women should be given the choice with breech babies – it should be an option to birth vaginally. Where we live, midwife’s […]

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Born Too Soon {A Story Of Loss and Life After Birthing Micro-Preemie Babies}

June 1, 2013

[Trigger warning: This post contains loss] A heartfelt thank you to Abby, for sharing your stories with us xxx In 2008 I was thrilled that after 3 years I was finally pregnant. My excitement grew when I had my first ultrasound and found out I had twins, although it was also tainted with fear. I […]

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I Did It! {HBAC}

May 22, 2013

“A week ago I was able to have an awesome HBAC with my new daughter! Reading all of the wonderfully supportive comments on my first birth story that you published was almost like a virtual blessingway that close to the end of my pregnancy. My birth experience this time was all that I wanted it to be. […]

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“I Did It!” {An Active And Unmedicated Hospital VBAC}

April 17, 2013

It was 6 days past my due date, I was being taken over by a mild but itchy case of PUPPPS (Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy) when I was woken up by the distantly familiar feelings of labor at 3am on a Monday morning. I was having short and mild contractions but not […]

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Full-term VBAC after Micropremmie Birth {incompetent cervix, cerclage, 21 weeks of bedrest}

April 17, 2013

If you follow BWF chances are you’ve read my story about preterm labor with my son Jaydon, the little one pound nine ounce miracle that changed my whole world. After the ordeal that nearly cost mine and my son’s life, I ultimately decided I never wanted to chance fate again. I got more than lucky […]

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The Healing Birth of Jackson {Natural Hospital VBAC}

April 17, 2013

The birth of our third baby has been so healing, in ways that words cannot fully describe. The heartache and pain of our losses, of our preemie experience and of the surgery that brought our premie into the world has been with me daily. Since delivering our third baby, those pains and the distress they […]

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The Birth of Lucas {a healing hospital VBAC}

April 6, 2013

Lucas was born on 11/25/12 In order for you to really understand what Lucas’ birth meant to me as a person, a woman, and as a mother, I feel like I need to cover the basics as to why this was a VBAC in the first place. My first son, Elijah, was born 9/25/10 (talk […]

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