Birth Story, Classical

William Sebastian’s Birth Story (Kristi’s Preterm Classical Cesarean)

"But at once he spoke with them, 'Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid!' He got into the boat with them and the wind died down. They were completely astounded."-- from the gospel on Will's birthday. Mk 6 Though it has been over two weeks since his birth, I still find myself in… Continue reading William Sebastian’s Birth Story (Kristi’s Preterm Classical Cesarean)

Birth Story, Inverted T, Uterine Rupture

Elissa Marie’s Birth Story (Kristie’s Rupture During a VBAC Attempt After an Inverted T)

Early labor started on Friday, May 11th, at about 2pm. I was having painless contractions every 5-7 minutes so I just went about my day as usual. The next morning, Brian and I took Emma to soccer and I noticed I was still having a lot of contractions. I decided to time them when I… Continue reading Elissa Marie’s Birth Story (Kristie’s Rupture During a VBAC Attempt After an Inverted T)

Birth Story, Inverted T

Cristian’s Entry (Lisa’s Inverted T Cesarean)

Cristian's delivery was, I suppose the best day of my life, but also the worst experience I've ever had, how could it be both? At my 6 week postpartum visit, the OB explained that she did a low transverse incision and then that she had to cut up the middle about one inch because his… Continue reading Cristian’s Entry (Lisa’s Inverted T Cesarean)

Birth Story, Inverted T

The Birth of Martin Zaharuiko (Lorraine’s Inverted T Cesarean)

Born 21/7/07 A couple weeks prior to Martin’s birth my Ob had been to a yearly conference where it was recommended that women with prior tear/big baby should be offered a caesarean.   Seeing as I had torn with a 9lb13oz baby he asked what I would like.  I laughed at the idea of ever having… Continue reading The Birth of Martin Zaharuiko (Lorraine’s Inverted T Cesarean)

Birth Story, Inverted T

Mandy’s VBA2C with Inverted T Birth Center Birth Story

Sorrow endureth for a night; but joy cometh in the morning. - Psalms 30:5 My life as a mother began on February 16, 2007, with the birth of my sweet Kate.  I was induced with pre-eclampsia two days before my due date.  Long story short, I ended up being completely dilated and after pushing, she… Continue reading Mandy’s VBA2C with Inverted T Birth Center Birth Story

Birth Story, Inverted T

Jacob’s Birth Story (Nicole’s VBA2C after Inverted T)

I had my son Jacob on January 28th.  The Friday and Saturday before my incision area and lower abdomen ached all day.  The baby kicked/pushed my incision area very very hard on Saturday night and it worried me about the possibility of a uterine "window". Sunday morning I had a bit of blood on my… Continue reading Jacob’s Birth Story (Nicole’s VBA2C after Inverted T)