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Daddy’s Birthday Surprise: C’s Birth Story

Daddy’s Birthday Surprise: C’s Birth Story

Daddy’s Birthday Surprise: C’s Birth Story Mama: Sarah K. Stats: 8lbs, 4oz, 21 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I’m over a year behind on sharing C’s birth story with you. I was also doing some reflecting and found this little gem in my Mama interview: “Was your birth experience [...]

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 [...]

E’s VBAC Birth Story

E’s VBAC Birth Story

E’s VBAC Birth Story Mama: Jessica T. Stats: 10 lbs, 15 oz, 22″ Type of Birth: Vaginal, VBAC Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician All babies are wonderful blessings. My babies tend to also be BIG wonderful blessings. My first son, C., was born in 2009 by C-section after 36 hours in labor because even with Pitocin, [...]

Judah’s Birth Story

Judah’s Birth Story

Judah’s Birth Story Mama: Michelle W. Stats: 7.10lbs, 21 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife My due date was February 12, and with our first being 5 days late, I was not counting on having our son prior to his due date. In fact, I was so sure that he [...]

Garrett’s Birth Story

Garrett’s Birth Story

Garrett’s Birth Story Mama: Reina S. Stats: 7.10lbs, 20.5 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife We found out I was pregnant just six weeks after moving to a foreign country, so needless to say, I was feeling very overwhelmed. Luckily, the National Health Service in England was fantastic and I [...]

CR’s Birth Story

CR’s Birth Story

CR’s Birth Story Mama: Mindy K. Stats: 6lbs, 3oz, 18.75 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician At my 39 week appointment I was dilated to 1cm and 50% effaced. My OB/GYN discussed inducing with us, but as my husband pointed out – had Christmas not been coming in the next [...]

Why I Hired a Doula

Why I Hired a Doula

When I stared down at my positive pregnancy test on the morning of Tuesday, June 17th, I knew I was in for a world of physical and emotional change over the next nine months, but what I couldn’t predict was the amount of knowledge, perspective and empowerment I would gain through my pregnancy. When I [...]

Keaton’s Birth Story

Keaton’s Birth Story

Keaton’s Birth Story Mama: Kathy S. Stats: 8lbs. 8oz., 21 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician As of Wednesday October 22nd 2014 I was 40 weeks and 5 days pregnant – overdue with my second child and absolutely miserable. My almost three-year-old daughter was born one day early, so I [...]

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 [...]

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