Birth Story, Other Scar Types

Anthony’s Birth Story (Christina’s Low Transverse Cesarean with Extensive Lateral Tearing)

Sometimes I still cry in the shower.... It's the only time when I'm alone with my thoughts and they always seem to turn to my births. The tears mostly come along with the memories of my 1st. Its only 4 years later that I dare to wonder, “How I will ever tell my son of… Continue reading Anthony’s Birth Story (Christina’s Low Transverse Cesarean with Extensive Lateral Tearing)

Birth Story, Other Scar Types

Sofia’s Birth Story (Christina’s CBAC After a Low Transverse with Extensive Lateral Tearing)

Stuck at ten... again I did everything I could do to stack the cards in my favor for a VBAC. I fired 2 different OB groups, joined ICAN Westchester, NY and started seeing a group with 2 OB's and 6 midwives 40 minutes north of me. I found an amazing hospital, Hudson Valley Hospital Center… Continue reading Sofia’s Birth Story (Christina’s CBAC After a Low Transverse with Extensive Lateral Tearing)

Birth Story, Other Scar Types

Scotlyn’s Birth Story (Jenny’s VBAC After Left Lateral Extension Involving Uterine Vessels)

Jenny and Billy were expecting their second baby around November 5, 2016. They were followed by a family doctor, Dr. Millar, and planned to try for a VBAC at the Civic with additional support from their doula, Victoria. Early in the pregnancy, Dr. Millar sent Jenny for a consult with an obstetrician, Dr. Lamensa, because… Continue reading Scotlyn’s Birth Story (Jenny’s VBAC After Left Lateral Extension Involving Uterine Vessels)

Birth Story, Inverted T

Kage’s Birth Story (Jessica’s Home Birth After 3CS with Inverted T)

I have had 3 c sections; my first was an inverted T incision all of them within 18 months of each other. I have 4.5 year old twins, 3 year old, and an 18 month old. My twins resulted in my SS, I was in the hospital with them for 10 days on magnesium, tributaline,… Continue reading Kage’s Birth Story (Jessica’s Home Birth After 3CS with Inverted T)

Birth Story, Inverted T

Thalea’s Birth Center Birth Story (Jessica’s 1st VBA2C After Inverted T)

Thalea’s Birth Story (My Perfect VBAC): If you are not familiar with our history we had a few obstacles to overcome before this birth became possible. 1993 - My first baby was born via induced vaginal delivery at 9 days past my “due date”. A week of prodomal labor, 12 hours active/hard labor and 30… Continue reading Thalea’s Birth Center Birth Story (Jessica’s 1st VBA2C After Inverted T)

Birth Story, Inverted T

Thales’ Unassisted Home Birth Story (Jessica’s 2nd VBA2C After Inverted T)

After having a primary VBAC, you would have thought that it wouldn't have been that hard to find a care provider that wouldn't give me a hard time about VBACing again, right? Ha ha. Since my last VBAC, we moved an hour farther away from the birth center and the midwives that attended that birth,… Continue reading Thales’ Unassisted Home Birth Story (Jessica’s 2nd VBA2C After Inverted T)

Birth Story, Inverted T

Lina’s Birth Story (Katie’s Inverted T Cesarean)

My first pregnancy I was 21 and very naive. i wanted a 'natural' birth, but knew very little about how to realistically make that happen. I read the book What to Expect When You're Expecting, and trusted my doctor without question. I was 34 weeks when I lost my mucous plug in a big bloody… Continue reading Lina’s Birth Story (Katie’s Inverted T Cesarean)

Birth Story, Inverted T

Sergio’s Birth Story (Katie’s VBA3C after Preterm Inverted T)

Baby's Name: Sergio Emanuel Stats (DOB, weight, inches, etc.): 8/16/09, 6lbs 7oz, 19 in, 37.1wks I had been having prodromal labor off and on for the last week. I was having ctxs every 4 minutes Sat evening but they didn't seem to be going anywhere or getting any more intense so i just dismissed it… Continue reading Sergio’s Birth Story (Katie’s VBA3C after Preterm Inverted T)

Birth Story, Inverted T, Other Scar Types

Samuel’s Birth Story (Kelly’s Inverted T Cesarean, with Myomectomy and Hysterectomy)

Samuel ~ My Miracle Baby I had known I had 2 large fibroids and I was scheduled to have an embolization. Two weeks prior to my presurgical testing, I got a positive pregnancy test. Surprise!!! Now, I had 4 previous children (ages 14-20) and one stepson (age 10) and although a pregnancy was not planned… Continue reading Samuel’s Birth Story (Kelly’s Inverted T Cesarean, with Myomectomy and Hysterectomy)