Jesse's VBAC of Hattie

I can’t say I was totally patient that last week of pregnancy, but I was trying!  I certainly enjoyed the alone time with my daughter, before she was promoted to big sister.  A week before I actually went into labor, I had prodromal labor for 8 hours.  It started at... Continue reading →

Jane's Birth Story

definitely- my firstborn son made his entrance into the world( although this idea confuses me a little, because i think he was every bit as much alive and therefore “part of the world” when he was inside of me… andrew and i both think people should count years by conception... Continue reading →

Shara's VBA2C

View Shara’s birth video here My first two labors began with natural birthing dreams, each lasted 24 hours long and for different reasons (neither were medical emergencies) ended in the birth of our boys via c-section surgeries. After my second c-section, I had a very difficult time finding peace and... Continue reading →

Kristi's Birth of William

A Wish, A Prayer and a Special Scar With each of my three children, my views about birth have changed and grown and matured based on the birth experience I had with each of them.  But none of my three pregnancies and births changed me quite as much as the... Continue reading →

Kari Jo's VBAC of Drake

I spent nearly all my “active” labor with my first son, Tavin, being as inactive as possible: in bed, hooked up to an IV, continuous EFM, narcotics first—and then an epidural at 9cm.  My bag was ruptured to “help speed things along.”  I pushed for two hours before Dr. L... Continue reading →