Category / Hospital Birth

Where do I even begin?  I have sat and thought how I wanted to write and process Aibhlinn’s earth side journey many times, but the story is so much more than just her actual birthing day.  It encompasses days, months, and years of a journey that gave us this precious gift. After several miscarriages and […]

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M and D started care with me in the second trimester of their third pregnancy.  M had a cesarean for “failure to progress” with her first delivery, and a repeat cesarean with her second delivery since she had twins.  She was looking forward to getting a chance at things she had not be given before […]

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S and J started care with me in the first trimester of their third pregnancy.  S had her previous baby with me, and was looking forward to another beautiful VBAC experience.  You can read her previous birth story here. S sent me a text the morning of October 29th letting me know that she had […]

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S and J started care with me near the end of the first trimester of their first pregnancy.  S had a friend who recently had a home birth, and she was excited to be planning a home birth for her journey too. S came in at 40.6 weeks for her regular appointment.  We talked through […]

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H and D started care with me in the first trimester of their first pregnancy.  H had a great pregnancy, and it was fun watching her get closer to her estimated due date and birthing time. Two days passed her due date, H woke with contractions, cramping, and bloody show.  She had an appointment scheduled […]

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