The Long Haul – A Unity Point Birth Story

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I was a typical first time mom, totally naïve about how labor and delivery would actually go. I worked right down the street from the hospital and my plan was for my water to break right after I finished my work for the day and I would just walk over to the hospital, push a couple of times, and the baby would be here. Continue reading

Birthing Like a Rockstar – A Northside-Cherokee Hospital Birth Story

Northside-Cherokee hospital birth story, induction, pitocin, cervadil,

  • September 2014
  • First Baby
  • Mom’s age: 31
  • 3 Days Late
  • Epidural
  • 10 hours from breaking of water to birth
  • Vaginal Delivery
  • Canton, Georgia
  • Northside-Cherokee Hospital
  • Dr. Najia Lawrence with Northside Cherokee Women’s Specialists

After many months of trying, and finally seeing a fertility specialist, my husband and I conceived our first child.  I was 31 and very excited.  The pregnancy was pretty normal—my son measured 1-2 weeks ahead the entire time, and for a couple of months the doctors thought I had placenta previa, but thankfully it cleared and everything else was normal.  Continue reading