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#31 of 59 Old 02-16-2006, 01:56 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Oh, I hope you do, Hayes, I would love to read the whole story! And is it true that you've got another little one on the way? If so, congratulations!!
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The rumors are true! Baby #5 will be here in October sometime. I have already lined up Donna since I here she is getting busy!
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You are one amazing mama! Congratulations!

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Thanks for posting your great story. It is a great inspiration as I am preparing for a home breech birth soon.
Thanks again
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Do they have a bawling at the puter smilie?
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reading a story like that makes me want to cry out of happiness. I truly wish everyone had such a positive and joyous birth story. Happy baby moon.

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beautiful birth story




my dd was breech and I had a c section so reading your story really touches my heart.

blessings~~~~

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Wow! What a great birth story! I am just in awe that you got to have THE Ina May Gaskin at your birth! How absolutely wonderful. I probably would have stared at her like a big ole dummy 'cause she is so awesome!

CONGRATULATIONS~~~~~~~~~~

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Wow, that is just beautiful!
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Congrats! How beautiful and amazing! Nice work and good choices mama!

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I've never read such a beautiful birth story-made me cry happy tears.:
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WOW!!! I couldn't read your story and NOT post! I am just in complete awe that you birthed with Ina May...it gives me goose bumps just thinking about it! Lucky mama, you!
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Bumping up for any mommas who need confidence that they can vaginally birth a breech baby.
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Thank you thank you for posting that, it is a truly amazing story. You are very lucky to have such a supportive hubby.

I am newly pregnant and my dream is to birth at the Farm, too. I was worried about driving 2 hours while in labor (I live in Huntsville, so I'm closer than you), but after reading your story I feel more confident. I'm calling them tomorrow
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Ina May was your attendant? How surreal....

I met her at a MWery conference last year and it was so odd to me - the women she talked about were all so fictitious in my mind. But you're one of 'em.

Congrats on a really cool birth and thanks for posting the story!
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the women she talked about were all so fictitious in my mind. But you're one of 'em.
Ditto that! I feel like I am reading her book as I am reading your birth story. Amazing! Brought tears to my eyes. Especially since my baby was breech until about 38 weeks (chiro worked for me). Before he turned I wanted to drive to the farm myself, but didn't think it was a real option, lol!
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thanks for sharing your story- I am hoping my next child's birth story will be similar, Congratulations!

Mama to my spirited J, and L, my homebirth: baby especially DTaP, MMR (family vax injuries)
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So beautifully told! Thank you!
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What a beautiful story, thank you!

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Thank you for sharing your breech vaginal birth story!

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Time flies, doesn't it?
Congratulations!
Welcome to the world, little one!
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congrats! it was great to read!
you did a great job!

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Wow! You moved me to tears! My first DD was frank breech & I had a c-section, if I only knew then what I know now! My 2nd DD was a hospitol birth VBAC but still very medicated with interventions. I've found so much inspiration reading your story. I see so many options which I never knew exsisted! Thank you for sharing!
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Bumping because you are inspirational!


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What an awesome story! Thank you so much for sharing it with us. I would love to meet Ina May some day! How cool! More women need to read this so that they have the confidence to do the same themselves!
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I loved your story! I also had a frank breech vaginal birth though mine was a surprise. How awesome the pushing was only 1/2 hour - I'm jealous of that. Also jealous that your little one didn't need any resuscitation after! I could really relate to your story though - especially how the urge to push goes away before the head is born - that was so stressful! Also, the meconium coming out like toothpaste - LOL - that's how my midwife discovered I had a breech little one. Thanks for sharing your awesome story!
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Wonderful birth story!

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That was absolutely lovely. Thank you so much for posting.

I was really moved reading it.

--Mama of another baby born on 4/7/06!

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Lovely, esp. to hear all your thoughts, doubts, worries... and your husbands confidence and remembering to think about your health too. It is interesting to read how you came to the final decision to birth with Ina May on The Farm.
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