Birth Story, Inverted T

Zoey’s “Birth” Story (Angela’s Inverted T CBA3C)

The story of Zoey's "birth" goes back to last summer. I was thinking about a 4th baby--I had discovered with the help of a fantastic massage therapist that surgery that I had when I was 3 days old created such tremendous scar tissue that my fully pg uterus could not be in a correct position… Continue reading Zoey’s “Birth” Story (Angela’s Inverted T CBA3C)

Birth Story, Inverted T

Lola’s Birth Story (Bethy’s VBAC turned CBAC after Inverted T)

The day we found out we were pregnant with our second, we were ecstatic. Our son had recently turned 2 and we just knew being a family of four was going to be an amazing adventure that would bring us so much joy and love. I had my heart set on a midwife. I wanted… Continue reading Lola’s Birth Story (Bethy’s VBAC turned CBAC 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)

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)