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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 [...]

Triplets: Shannan and Tom’s Story

Triplets: Shannan and Tom’s Story

Parents Names: Tom and Shannan Cunniffe Baby Statistics: Triplets What did you do when you found out you were pregnant? Were you together when you found out? I think we both went into shock. After having gone through IVF, we knew there was a chance we would end up pregnant with multiples, but you never [...]

M’s Easy Entrance into the World

M’s Easy Entrance into the World

M’s Easy Entrance into the World Mama: Melissa T. Stats: 7 lbs, 5 oz, 20 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I had a pretty easy pregnancy the first time around with my son, so when I was diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes at 28 weeks with my daughter, I was [...]

C’s Birth Story

C’s Birth Story

C’s Birth Story Mama: Jessica T. Stats: 11 lbs, 3 oz Type of Birth: C-section Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician At 39 weeks and six days pregnant, we were eager to meet baby C, and had been telling him many times a day for weeks, that we were ready to meet him if he decided it [...]

Owen’s Birth Story

Owen’s Birth Story

Owen’s Birth Story Mama: Melanie W. Stats: 6lbs, 15oz, 19 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician The day I went into labor, I was stunned. I had just hit 36 weeks and two days and it had been a very difficult pregnancy. I was blessed with morning sickness all day long [...]

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 [...]

Natural Birth: Believe You Can Do It

Natural Birth: Believe You Can Do It

I’ve always considered women who were able to have a medication-free, natural birth as some sort of superheroes. Like they’re all part of this super exclusive club of moms-who-are-doing-it-right. As much as I wanted to be part of that club, deep down, I truly didn’t think I had it in me. Labor and delivery with [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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