Birth Story – Birth Plan down the drain!

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Birth Story By: Shelbi Pearsall The last few days of my 36th week I felt great. Full of energy, no pain, able to breath, then I woke up on the first day of my 37th week and felt horrible. My whole face hurt, pounding headache and sluggish. I thought I was getting sick so I […]

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Birth Story – A Quick and Beautiful Homebirth

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Birth Story By: Emma Davies A Planned Homebith The morning I was 4 days over due I woke feeling uncomfortable, not contractions but just achy all over. I carried on with the day as usual. With 3 kids to care for I didn’t have time to sit and think. Jack my eldest is 10 and […]

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Birth Story: A Little Pitocin

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Birth Story By: Brie Rose Willette Birth Story: A Little Pitocin – Positive Experience Norah was due August 9. The day came and went…. Due Dates Are Guess Dates The week dragged on with no sign of labor going to present itself. Friday the 14th I had called my midwifery office to see if they could […]

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A Birth Story – Why a Full Term Induction was Still too Soon.

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  This is the first of many birth stories to comes from some of the amazing mothers in the August 2015 due date group. Each birth is different and each is important. I hope they bring comfort or understanding to other Mothers curious about birth in this day and age. Birth Story By Carissa Ann […]

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Guest Post: Every Mother has a Story—So Share Yours.

  I need your story. Yes, yours. Your story about how you became a parent. Your story about pregnancy. Your birth story. How you recovered. And those cocooned weeks of early motherhood that were so hard for you and that you thought no one else could understand. No matter how typical or extreme, I need […]

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A good reason for an elective induction!

Rarely do I find myself thinking there is a good reason for an elective induction, never mind an early one. This reason however makes me vary happy that it is possible to do and even more pleased both mother and baby are healthy despite it. This story found on abc news is a tragic one […]

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Did your husband need a doula too?

      Everyone I know who has hired a doula for a birth has raved about the benefits. It is so common these days that I do not think I need to go into all the supportive things a doula does in a birth for the mother and baby. A new question though is now […]

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Pumpkin Births!

Source for this one is Lisa Goins from what I can tell. If you know different, please let me know! Blessed Birth Doula Services Made this one: Looking at these two photos can you see the difference? They make me giggle a bit because I have been in both positions and they are as different […]

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The battle to change Birth fears!

I am sharing information about my births in hopes it might help someone else. I am a mother of 4, surrogate mother of 2. I have given birth 6 times to 6 healthy children. I love pregnancy, birthing, babies, and helping. So maybe that is why I really value the women the last few years […]

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Zoeys Birth Story

Zoeys Birth Story May 7th 11:08am Zoey Irene 7lbs 6oz 19″ long 37 weeks and 6 days found me getting out of bed at 7:30am. This is not so uncommon being so pregnant. I had to pee, every few hours. Today was different though. 2 days before I had gotten up a bit sooner to […]

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