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My Birth Story

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

New Mom

32 week ultrasound 

100 Happy Days // Day 7

I had my 32 week scan today. Normally this would be the last one but because of my emergency c-section that I had with the 4 y/o I get another scan in 4 weeks time. 103 more words


Improvements at UAMS

UAMS has had a complete overhaul in the last dozen years.  I can’t tell you exactly what year it happened because after some horrendous experiences there I avoided it for a long time.   81 more words

Birth: Our story 

People love nothing more, when they see you waddling towards them, with your rounded ready-to-pop belly, than to relay to you all the crazy, scary, bloody gooey details of any birth they have seen/experienced/heard about/seen on tv etc. 1,351 more words


Thank You Mr. Anesthesiologist!

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


ACOG to OBs: Consider Operative Vaginal Delivery to Reduce Cesareans

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


Dealing with the Aftermath of a Birth Gone Wrong – Emotional Healing

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