home birth story

Silas’s Birth Story

Enjoy this home birth story / natural delivery story submitted by Heather Iverson July 26, 2016 8pm surges start…I’m thinking it’s more prodromal labor that I had been having foe a few weeks off and on. So Kayden (my 5 year … Continued

Giving Birth During a Snow Storm

by Natalie Telyatnikov When I was just 1 day shy of 41 weeks gestation, my midwife called me, concerned. “There are a few things that make homebirths less safe,” she said, “and this is one of them.”  In this instance, my midwife … Continued

Breech Birth at 43 Weeks

Savitha Kopperla Breech Birth Of One Brave Mamma, and her Breech Birth Story at 43 weeks complete! Rewind: Feb 2015: I helped her birth her footling breech baby girl naturally. In that pregnancy, she got so fed up with the … Continued

Birth as Trust

Note from Debra: My dear friend, Jaqueline Eddaoudi has been on an amazing journey giving birth to five children at home with her 6th is on the way. Jaqueline and I met when she was my translator for a big … Continued

My Dream Team: Birthing with Support

For mothers who are thrilled with their birthing experience, For mothers that are not,  For mothers to be that have no clue what to expect.   By Tanja Nenadovic Vasquez This is the story about my pregnancy and natural, vaginal, … Continued

Transformation: Midwife to Mother

Birth story Sifra Door Caroline Devulder op 28-04-2017 Sweet Sifra, Your birth story begins on Saturday the 22nd of April 2017. At 00h40 I received a call from your mom telling me that her water broke. I was only asleep … Continued

A Homebirth in Hospital

I always planned a homebirth. My mother had planned for me to be born at home and it always just seemed like normal. But unfortunately due to a haemorrhage after my first was born I felt safer in hospital for … Continued

Preterm Labor and Healthy Home Birth

Alaina’s Birth Story by Cindy Lee Natural Home Birth With No Medical Intervention (4 weeks before due date)   After having a home birth with our first pregnancy, Daniel and I knew we would want to do another home birth … Continued

Birth Memory Stays with us

Sarah Olney –we “underplay the achievements of mothers” in a Commons debate about International Women’s Day. “Although the experience leaves a lasting imprint, it is never fully acknowledged. the memory of childbirth remains with us, unshakeable, un-shareable, but never fully … Continued

Birth is Trust: Birth Story by Lacey Broussard

If I had to describe my unhindered, unassisted homebirth in one word, it would be trust. Being only 23 years old, there wasn’t a lot that I trusted in at the time. I was born and raised in an extremely … Continued