Triumphant HBAC Birth Story

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by Samantha  I should perhaps preface this story with the birth story of my first son.   I was a Labor and Delivery nurse by trade, however my frustration with ‘the system’ led me to teaching.  I teach nursing students … Continued

Gypsy’s Intervention-Free Childbirth in Australia

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Submitted by Gypsy Whitford, Australia My Pregnancy and birth story… I knew that this was going to be a totally different pregnancy and birth experience- my first two were extremely medical and there were no midwives involved and they were … Continued

Speedy First Birth, Steady Second Birth: Michelle’s Stories

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Submitted by Michelle, New York State Michelle’s First Birth… I was prepared for the worst… hoping for the best… and expected the average. The labor I got, was remarkable. My husband and I expected the average 16 hour first birth. … Continued

The Breech Birth of Edith

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This is the birth story of Emily’s third child, Edith. Edith was born at home, breech, in the water. By Emily Willett Edith is an old name which means “spoils of war” or “treasure.” My Edith is exactly that. She … Continued

The Birth of Aoife Joy Warren

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Written by: Aoife’s parents, Amy & Dan Warren Amy: I woke at about 5:00am on Thursday with rhythmic, menstrual-like cramps. I had been experiencing practice contractions over the past couple weeks — painless contractions that, nevertheless, felt functional, like they … Continued

Unhurrying the Moment of Meeting

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By Mary Esther Malloy Mary Esther’s Midwife, Valeriana Pasqua Masback, is one of the featured Midwives in the Orgasmic Birth movie.  Thank you Mary Esther for sharing your writing here on Orgasmic Birth! “What’s inside an eye?”  My daughter turns … Continued