Yes yes yes! No two births are the same, and we absolutely believe in letting the birther choose how to labor and Birth.
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3 days ago
Congrats Erika and family! Sometimes those babies don’t tell you just how soon they’re going to be here. Did anyone have an unassisted homebirth??
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Oooooh I wanna hear this birth story!!!
Yup, pretty much 😉
Yes, I’ve had two. Luckily Sunshine was able to help me afterwards, I was clueless. Learned so much from Sunshine Chrispeels😍
4 days ago
How can we chooooose?? Which would YOU choose? 😉
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Wine, essential oils, Netflix
Chocolate, coffee, books
Indoor plants, books, and Netflix! 🌱📚🎬☺️
Blackout curtains, wine, leggings
Black out curtains, books, coffee.
This is why mamas thrive in community. No one has to try to keep it all together on their own if we have relationsips with each other. @DixieRoseNies and @SarahNichtor, I have chocolate, a cast iron skillet and leggings you can borrow if you need 'em 😉
2 weeks ago
When did your water break? It doesn’t usually happen the way the media portrays labor and Birth!
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9cm (broken by midwife) and 10cm
Last hour of labor
Mine broke, with no prior labor, at 145 am. Got to the hospital an hour later and was 7cm, had baby an hour after that!
5/7 times it was while pushing, usually minutes before baby arrived! One time i had a slow leak before contractions. The other time, it broke while I was sleeping and I was probably having contractions while being out of it. Baby came a couple of hours later.
Never! Haha born en caul!
1st baby: broke while in birth tub very close to pushing baby out. 2nd baby: water broke out of nowhere and baby came out 3 hours later!
1st baby: broke at 1:30am 48 hours prior to delivery, 2nd baby: broke while baby was crowning delivered within 20 minutes
1st baby: 9cm, 2nd baby: 8cm
Several times it was not until pushing. Others it was in transition. Most uncomfortable labor was my last when I let my midwife break my bag to start labor. My posterior baby never turned and was born sunny side up. I didn’t have any problems birthing her and she was fine. My perineum was even intact. But, oh! The back labor was excruciating!
Loving all these variations of normal!!
First time I was one of those 15% the birth center dropped me after 24 hours so ended up induced at hospital with a bunch of horrible interventions. Second my water broke during transition (homebirth). Third history repeated itself and I was part of that 15% again except then I was under the care of you ladies so I wasn't on a time clock and was able to have a healing water birth 🙂
my 1st son water broke at 5 am....2 hours before delivery
With my first the water didn’t break and had him while still in the sack
1st baby- water broke at 10pm at 1cm, contractions started to feel strong very shortly after jumped to 8cm. 2nd baby- water broke at home at 10pm (again) after being measured 1cm (again) that morning. Felt contractions shortly after