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Grey and Zeyn’s Birth Stories

Grey and Zeyn’s Birth Stories

I had the privilege of meeting Kelli while her family was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Kelli has such a wonderfully optimistic personality, and I’ve enjoyed keeping up with her family and their travels via Facebook over these last couple of years. Her boys are just too cute for words, and I love being able to [...]

Cooper’s Early Surprise Arrival

Cooper’s Early Surprise Arrival

Cooper’s Early Surprise Arrival Mama: Kim Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Stats: 7 lbs, 11 oz, 19.5 inches Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician Cooper was due on April 29th, and being that he was our first child, we assumed he would be born later than his due date. At that time, my commute to [...]

Reese’s VBAC Birth Story

Reese’s VBAC Birth Story

Reese’s Birth Story Mama: Kelly G. Type of Birth: Vaginal, VBAC Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician In April of 2012 I went to the doctor for my yearly well-woman exam. I spoke with the doctor and told her that we would like to try for a second baby, and we got the green light [...]

Elizabeth’s Birth Story

Elizabeth’s Birth Story

Elizabeth’s Birth Story Mama: Michelle W. Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician My husband B, and I arrived at the hospital at 6:00 p.m. on December 4th, four days after my due date. My obstetrician was on-call that evening and she wanted us to come in to be induced while she was [...]

Baby A’s Arrival

Baby A’s Arrival

Baby A’s Arrival Mama: Debbie F. Type of Birth: Cesarean Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife I had been planning on a home birth my entire life. I planned on a lot of things my entire life, but most of them changed as I got older. Once my husband and I started trying to have [...]

Ryan’s Birth Story

Ryan’s Birth Story

Ryan’s Painful and Rewarding Birth Mama: Corey P. Type of Birth: Vaginal Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I assumed that because I had given birth before, the second time around would be so much easier in so many ways. I would know the signs; I would know where to go, what to expect and everything would go [...]

Annabelle’s Arrival

Annabelle’s Arrival

Annabelle’s Speedy Arrival Mama: Jessica S. Stats: 7 lbs., 3 oz., 20 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, Unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife I was a bit beyond my estimated due date (40 weeks, four days) which was expected as I was a first time mama. I wasn’t too concerned, but everyone around me [...]

Rory’s Story

Rory’s Story

Rory’s Birth Story Mama: Jaimie S. Stats: 8 lbs., 1 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal Delivery Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician As much as I loved all the fun leading up to my baby girl arriving, when the time came I was calm, ready and wanting her in my arms. Rory was my first baby. [...]

C’s Arrival

C’s Arrival

C’s Arrival Mama: Cassie W. Type of Birth: Vaginal Delivery Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician At 40 weeks pregnant, my doctor hadn’t seen much progress. After a long discussion, we decided to schedule an induction for the end of that week. I didn’t necessarily want an induction; I honestly wanted my little girl to come [...]

G’s Arrival

G’s Arrival

G’s Arrival Mama: Melissa T. Stats: 8 lbs., 0.5 oz., 19.75 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Delivery Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician At 37 weeks pregnant I was “done.” I felt miserable from SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction), I could hardly walk and I was still working 40 hour weeks. I was exhausted, huge and was [...]

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