Category / Emotional Dystocia

A and R started care with me in the first trimester of their fourth pregnancy.  A had previously had a birth center birth, and was looking forward to a home birth. To everyone’s surprise, contractions started 9 days before A’s due date.  All day contractions ranged from 5-10 minutes apart, eventually getting closer, longer, and […]

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A and E started care with me in the second trimester of her third pregnancy.  A had started care with another midwife, but moved to the other end of town and transferred care to me. A was ready for her anatomy scan at her first appointment.  After giving her the information to schedule the ultrasound, […]

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