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Third Time’s the Charm: Judah’s Birth Story

Third Time’s the Charm: Judah’s Birth Story

Judah’s Birth Story Mama: Christina D. Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife It has been just over a week since the birth of my third child. Things have been pretty hectic at my house, so I haven’t had time to post many photos or updates to share with friends and [...]

Senna’s Birth Story

Senna’s Birth Story

Senna’s Birth Story Mama: Jesse C. Stats: 7lbs, 5oz, 21.25 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife I felt both triumphant and defeated. I was 41 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I had successfully eluded the “eviction notice” the OB/GYN (not my regular) had flippantly mentioned during a routine check [...]

C-Rae’s Birth Story

C-Rae’s Birth Story

C-Rae’s Birth Story Mama: Maggie M. Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician After suffering from bulimia for three years, and having a love and hate relationship with food, I finally achieved my “skinny” body. It was great until I began to lose too much weight. I went from 145lbs to [...]

Jameson’s Birth Story

Jameson’s Birth Story

Jameson’s Birth Story Mama: Jamila I. Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I had a natural birth. I never thought about natural birth before. I actually figured that anyone who had a natural birth was crazy. Why would anyone want to go through that much pain? What were they trying [...]

Emilia’s Unintentionally Unassisted Home Birth

Emilia’s Unintentionally Unassisted Home Birth

Emilia’s Unintenionally Unassisted Home Birth Mama: Jessica S. Stats: 8lbs 1oz, 19.3 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated, unassisted Birth Location: Home Primary Care: Midwife Photographer: Calla Evans Photography All throughout my pregnancy I felt confident that this little baby would stay put until past 40 weeks. My first was born at 40 weeks and [...]

Amelia’s Birth Story

Amelia’s Birth Story

Amelia’s Birth Story Mama: Lauren W. Stats: 7lbs 5oz, 20 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife and Obstetrician So much was different about my first pregnancy and my second. I know that’s not abnormal, but everything was so much more intense — the exhaustion, the nausea (which lasted well [...]

Nora’s Birth Story

Nora’s Birth Story

Nora’s Birth Story Mama: Lauren W. Stats: 4lbs 15oz, 18 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife When I first became pregnant with my daughter Nora, I hadn’t given much thought to what kind of birth experience I wanted. I sort of assumed, like everyone I knew at the time, [...]

M’s Birth Story

M’s Birth Story

M’s Birth Story Mama: Alex T. Stats: 7lbs 1oz, 20.5 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Freestanding Birth Center Primary Care: Midwife Since I went into labor with my first baby at 37.5 weeks, I wasn’t sure what to expect with my second. Both my husband and I had it in our heads [...]

Channing’s Birth Story

Channing’s Birth Story

Channing’s Birth Story Mama: Ceanna Stats: 6 lbs, 3 oz, 18 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Birth Center Primary Care: Midwife Every time I am asked about my experience with my water birth the two words that come to mind are ‘surreal’ and ‘magical’. Surreal because literally a year prior to his [...]

Isaac’s Birth Story

Isaac’s Birth Story

Issac’s Birth Story Mama: Rebecca S. Stats: 8 lbs 2 oz, 21 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, Unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician This was my second pregnancy, and the pregnancy was as good as the first time, if not better. It was tougher only because I had a toddler to take care of, [...]

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