A VBAC Birth Story Success – Beaumont Hospital

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My first born was breech, so I had a scheduled c-section with her.  I really wanted to attempt a VBAC with my second.  One of my biggest reasons for this was because I wanted to experience labor.  I had no idea what labor felt like.  My doctors were very supportive and my OB told me to keep an open mind.  He said we could definitely attempt a VBAC as long as everything looked good during the pregnancy and labor.  He made sure I was aware of the fact that I could still end up with a c-section and a VBAC wasn’t a guarantee. Continue reading

A Petite Mom’s Big Birth Story – Jersey City Medical Center

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It was three o’clock on a very early October morning and my husband & I decided to stay up and watch re-runs of 24 on Amazon Prime.  Earlier in the day, I decided to do my belly cast since I knew I might go into labor any day.  That evening, I asked him to prepare me a bowl of spicy Korean noodles and I joked that maybe eating it will make me go into labor. Continue reading

A Sister To Watch Over Me

 

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Mine isn’t the typical birth story with contractions, an uncomfortable ride to the hospital and an epidural to take the pain away. But rather, a story of 2 sisters and 5 births, many happy days and many sad ones. A story about loss and blessings, of guilt and acceptance. Continue reading