VBAC

Loving My Body {One Scar at a Time}

November 19, 2013

My fourth baby, an attempted VBA2C, left  me with my final scar of childbirth. After 3 premature deliveries, progesterone shots allowed me to carry to 38 weeks 6 days. Labour began on its own and after a stalled labour, forehead presentation and Bandels Ring I delivered by a calm and quiet c-section, the final chapter […]

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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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A Cesarean followed by a {Healing} Medicated VBAC

August 15, 2013

On October 16th, 2008, my son came into this crazy world. He was born via emergency C-section, which to this day I am still not too sure how I feel about it. I was induced not even being a week overdue. I was anxious, uneducated and just wanted to have my baby here. My blood […]

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New Hospital VBAC Story

August 7, 2013

Hospital VBAC, from Kellie It was a pretty intense and fast ride for my daughter’s arrival! At least, it felt that way to me at the time. I woke up around 8am to a tiny bit of blood on a Tuesday morning, and contractions started right away, but were very irregular at 5-15 minutes apart. I called […]

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I Am Strong {Cesarean Birth and Attempted VBAC}

August 6, 2013

I am strong because I went into my first birth with no plan and ended up laboring and pushing naturally… I am strong because my baby was posterior and I had horrible back labor… I am strong because I pushed for three hours and she when she wouldn’t descend I ended up in the OR […]

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Miracles Do Happen {HBAC Waterbirth}

July 1, 2013

Thank you Clara for sharing your story! I found out I was pregnant on April 3rd, 2012.  This was a planned pregnancy, but I was nervous. I looked at my 4 thriving children and remembered back to their births. My first son was induced when I was 38 weeks, but was immediately whisked away after […]

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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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