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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 [...]

Maggie D’s Almost-Natural Birth

Maggie D’s Almost-Natural Birth

Maggie D’s Almost-Natural Birth Mama: Christina D. Stats: 7 lbs. 3 oz., 20 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician and Midwife After 70 hours of unmedicated labor, I was being prepared for an epidural. The nurse on duty remarked to me, “You know, it seems like it’s always the well-prepared couple [...]

Baby L’s Natural Birth: It’s a Boy!

Baby L’s Natural Birth: It’s a Boy!

Baby L’s Natural Birth Mama: Cassie W. Type of Birth: Vaginal, Unmedicated Birth Location: Birthing Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician and Midwife We were Team Green for baby number two —we didn’t know if this baby was going to be a boy or a girl— but my husband and I both thought it was another girl pretty [...]

Kieran’s Repeat C-Section turned VBAC arrival!

Kieran’s Repeat C-Section turned VBAC arrival!

Kieran’s Repeat C-section turned VBAC arrival! Mama: Mary Ellen M. Stats: 8 lbs., 9 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I was over the moon with excitement when I found out I was pregnant with our second child. It was shortly after the 4th of July in 2012. I went out [...]

Megan’s Birth Story

Megan’s Birth Story

Megan’s Birth Story Mama: Stephanie E. Stats: 8 lbs., 10 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician My pregnancy was a fairly easy one. I had mild “evening” sickness throughout my 1st trimester but other than that, it was smooth sailing. My due date was July 12th, 2012. Since my mother was [...]

Parker’s Early Arrival

Parker’s Early Arrival

Parker’s Early Arrival Mama: Amanda P. Stats: 7 lbs., 9 oz. Type of Birth: Cesarean Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician The first several months of my pregnancy with Parker were pretty uneventful. I had found out I was pregnant on Christmas morning in 2009, and was due the weekend of labor day of 2010. I [...]

Emma’s Birth Story

Emma’s Birth Story

Emma’s Birth Story Mama: Whitney H. Stats: 9 lbs., 2 oz. Type of Birth: Cesarean Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I had the best pregnancy I could’ve ever asked for and the most supportive husband and family around. Emma’s Birth Story I was very blessed and did not run into any complications; I gained just the right [...]

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 [...]

Evie’s Entrance into Our World

Evie’s Entrance into Our World

Evie’s Entrance into Our World Mama: Miriam Stats: 6 lbs., 14 oz., 20 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Delivery Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician My pregnancy with daughter number three was far from a breeze. I dealt with symphysis pubis dysfunction and gall bladder attacks all throughout my third trimester. Needless to say, with the [...]

Harper & Carter’s Birth Story

Harper & Carter’s Birth Story

Harper & Carter’s Early Arrival Mama: Michelle Stats: 3 lbs., 13 oz. (Carter) / 2 lbs., 10oz., (Harper) Type of birth: Cesarean Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I was pregnant with twins and had already been on bed rest in the hospital for more than six weeks due to preterm labor and a rapidly shortening [...]