Patient Birth Stories

When Things Don’t Go Your Way: The Best Cesarean Possible

Six and a half years ago I headed in for one of my last OB appointments before the birth of my daughter Arden.  I was almost 39 weeks and very excited for the unmedicated, natural birth of my daughter.  At the appointment I found out she was breech.  My doctor “gave”...

Baby Ethan

After an early dinner of Pho on Thursday, Laura and I decided on a trip to Target for soap, triscuits, pretzels, and baby shower thank you cards. We got home and watched a little TV when I got hungry and wanted a little more to snack on. A trip across the street for a...

Baby Simran

The birth of my second child, my second daughter, was much less dramatic than that of my first. But not a moment of it was less special. I want her to know that. There I was, a full forty weeks pregnant, and no one ever thought I’d make it this far, least of all me....

A Vaginal Birth After Two Cesarean Sections (VBAC2C)

By Lucie Welch 7 ½ years ago I delivered fraternal twins, a boy and a girl. After 6 years of trying and many, many fertility treatments we finally got pregnant with the help of IVF. We were beyond thrilled! When I was 12 weeks pregnant my husband deployed to Iraq.  I...

Baby James

How I almost had a baby in the car and why that matters for you. A few weeks ago, we joyfully welcomed our little boy into the world. The entire car ride to the hospital though, my body was pushing even though I didn’t want to (not yet!) – anyone who’s had a baby...

Submit Your Personal Birth Story

Do you have an experience from your personal birth story and would like to share it to our website?  Use the form below to submit your story and we will post it on our site under “Patient Birth Stories”.  By entering your info to the form and clicking ‘Submit’, you are giving us permission to use the info on this website.  We won’t use it anywhere else, or share with any other companies.  We also might change some of the info to further protect privacy of you or any other of our contacts.  And you can request at any time for us to remove the post.  

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