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Linus’ Birth Story (Bec’s Preterm Classical Cesarean)

It was the 12th of December and I was 29+4w pregnant, I had only just clicked that our little guy was 10 weeks away and I hadn't done much prep for our home birth, I had a birth pool, a few new towels, some face washers but that's about it. I put a status of… Continue reading Linus’ Birth Story (Bec’s Preterm Classical Cesarean)

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Lenore’s Birth Story (Bronwyn’s VBAC After a Preterm Vertical)

Lenore Calais February 22, 2011 12:42 pm 8 lbs 1 oz 20.5" I'm the sort of person who recognizes patterns. I don't have to try. I simply see them. My children are slowly teaching me that it's okay to break them. I noticed several similarities between my first two pregnancies and births. Both children were… Continue reading Lenore’s Birth Story (Bronwyn’s VBAC After a Preterm Vertical)

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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)

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Kai’s Birth Story (Nicole’s Classical Cesarean)

At 20 weeks of my pregnancy we found out that our baby had S. terratoma, a growing tumor on his lower back.  Abortion was recommended but we declined.  By week 32 we realized, due to the size of the tumor, that we would never get a chance to even try having a natural birth.  The… Continue reading Kai’s Birth Story (Nicole’s Classical Cesarean)

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Rebekah’s Birth Story (Preterm Classical C-Section)

I wish I hadn’t had the optional ultrasound at 20 weeks.  Our midwife had given us the choice and we decided to find out if we were expecting a girl or a boy.  Late in the afternoon a week later she called to tell me that there were some anomalies and that she was faxing… Continue reading Rebekah’s Birth Story (Preterm Classical C-Section)

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Jackson’s Birth Story (Ruth’s VBAC after a Preterm Classical)

Baby's name: Jackson Lucas Born at 5:08am, September 26th 2011 at 39+4 weeks The birth of our third baby has been so healing, in ways that words cannot fully describe. The heartache and pain of our losses, of our preemie experience and of the surgery that brought our prem into the world had been with… Continue reading Jackson’s Birth Story (Ruth’s VBAC after a Preterm Classical)