Category: Birth Stories

Birth Stories

18 Mar, 2024

Kim + Derrick

Baby boy may have been late, but he sure came in a hurry! After a twelve day “wait” he came rushing into the world with an active labor of maybe 8 hours. This was my dream birth- it was so perfect for me and I never want to forget all the details. It was awesome and powerful to be able to trust my instinct and my body. At 41 + 5, I was so concerned I was going to go to 42 weeks and my midwife would no longer assist. But Aly, one of my midwives, was so confident I would before then, which

Birth Stories

18 Mar, 2024

Madison + David

I was so ready to have the baby. I knew it would happen in the next day or two. That morning I had a few contractions. Very irregular, only lasting like 20 seconds and no pain whatsoever. I took a solid 3 hour nap that morning! After that, I didn’t experience any more contractions the rest of the afternoon. ​ Around 8:30pm my husband and I had sex (which is very important to the story!) Fast forward to 10pm: a few odd cramps (maybe contractions) that didn’t last long again and weren’

Birth Stories

18 Mar, 2024

Sarah + Ben

It all started at my best friends weddings. We had joked that I was going to go into labor during the wedding which did not happen but when I was at the reception I started to get contractions that were uncomfortable 5 minutes apart. I was thinking no way this could actually happen.😂😅 We left the wedding early and went home. I started cleaning the house in case I was actually going into labor. I cleaned the house until midnight getting contractions as close to 2-3 minutes apart but

Birth Stories

18 Mar, 2024

Brettnay + Simeon

My due date was May 8th, Mother’s Day. If I wasn’t going to have baby early, then I definitely wanted her on Mother’s Day. How perfect would that be?! Well, Mother’s Day came and went. As did the next day, and the next day. The days drug on. Every day I woke up thinking “This is the day! It’s got to be today.” I’d spend the day walking, bouncing on my birth ball, eating pineapple, and a dozen other tricks only to go to bed crying that another day had passed and still no baby. I h

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