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

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The “Healthy Baby Card” Part Three: Talking to a Woman with Birth Grief

By Bethy Young Welcome to Part 3 of our series! If you are behind please check out Part 1 and Part 2 of our series on the “Healthy Baby Card”. Let’s go back in time to the friend from part 1. Your friend has expressed the sadness that comes with not getting the birth she desired. In this scenario, you… Continue reading The “Healthy Baby Card” Part Three: Talking to a Woman with Birth Grief

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The “Healthy Baby Card” Part Two: A card Not to Pull

By Bethy Young“Just be thankful for what you got” “It could be worse.” “Many people would give anything to have a baby.” “It’s not about the birth, it’s about the baby” “A healthy baby is all that matters” These are all things that people say without a second thought. They are meant to be comforting… Continue reading The “Healthy Baby Card” Part Two: A card Not to Pull

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The “Healthy Baby Card” Part One: Why We Grieve the Loss of Our Dream Birth

By Bethy Young A beautiful new little one arrives- it’s a time of celebration, beauty, and excitement as the world expands to fit this tiny new person. Everything seems amazing and Mama is smitten with her new bundle - but a sadness hides behind the love and joy the new mother has in her eyes… Continue reading The “Healthy Baby Card” Part One: Why We Grieve the Loss of Our Dream Birth