I had a pretty normal pregnancy, besides a hospital visit at 28 weeks due to falling while running. I slid on gravel, flew through the air and landed belly down. 326 more words
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I like anesthesiologists, always have because when needed (or wanted) a good anesthesiologist can make all the difference at a birth. However, today I need to say thank you to one in particular and it is not for the reasons that anesthesiologists are often thanked. 651 more words
The American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) issued an updated practice bulletin to their members supporting the use of operative vaginal delivery, which is birth using forceps or vacuum extraction, to reduce cesareans and improve outcomes. 528 more words
Birth has a way of not going quite according to plan.
I know women who’ve accidentally given birth in the car on the way to the hospital, didn’t make it out the front door when they planned on a hospital birth and even some, like me, who were aiming for an all-natural experience but ended up with an emergency C-Section. 987 more words