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Where should I have my baby?

Before you even became pregnant, you may have had a clear idea about the kind of birth that’s right for you.  Whether at hospital, at home or in a birthing centre, if you have a complication-free pregnancy all of these options are open to you.  823 more words

Pregnancy & Birth

Fast, Surprise Footling Breech Delivery - Dad's Story!

I looked down through Cherie’s legs and I could see a stray leg hanging!

Monday night around midnight Cherie woke me and said that she was having some contractions.

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Hospital Birth

Column: Home births, midwives, hospitals and the battle over being born | PBS NewsHour

A study released last month highlighting the risk associated with home births has reignited an increasingly polarizing debate among obstetricians, midwives and opinionated mothers everywhere. 14 more words

Recent Posts

A Young Mom of Two Shares Both of Her Birth Stories – Part 1

With my first baby I went into labor on a Saturday in February of 2005, I was 18 years old at the time. 233 more words

Early Birth

Why I choose to have a doula

When I became pregnant, I thought I had a leg up when it came to birth. I had been studying midwifery for 4 years and knew quite a bit about the physiology of birth and what to expect. 528 more words


Baby Number 3

bI’ve always wanted to share my birth story, and after reading January Harshe’s this morning, I’ve finally decided to do it.

I remember, it was December, we had just moved into our new home after being homeless for two weeks, my mum had moved in with us, and it was hot as hell as it always is this time of year in Australia. 1,463 more words

My Birth Story

On Friday, September 12th 2014 I woke up not feeling well. 1,588 more words

Early Birth