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http://www.birthingway.com/footling_breech.htm
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Wow that is awesome!

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Wow, that is so beautiful!!!
Thank you for sharring this with us Pam.
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Wow, thank you for posting this Pam. What a beautiful birth.
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Wow, those are some amazing pics!
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Oh wow...how amazing!

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WOW! Thanks for the awesome link. Our bodies are so amazing!

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Thank you for this...so beautiful!

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Thank you for posting those pics!
A dear friend of mine had a home birth for her first child, who was a footing breech...yes it can be safely done! thanks for spreading the word!

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This is beautiful, thanks for sharing. Now I'm wondering if I should go post this on my mainstrean pg. board.

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Beautiful birth. What amazing parents and great midwife to have that level of trust in birth!
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wow - that is AMAZING!
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quick question, are those just really big hemrhoids or is that what the anus normally looks like when pushing?

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wow~wow~wow~

Thanks for posting this!
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quick question, are those just really big hemrhoids or is that what the anus normally looks like when pushing?

those are hemorrhoids. although when women push, the rectum can get really large and open.
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wow... thanks for sharing that.
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Wow, those are fabulous!
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Amazing!
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Thanks for sharing that!

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I saw that the other day and it made me tear up because it was so cool.

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WOW!!!! That was a sight you don't see everyday! What a strong woman!!!
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WOOHOO! thanks for posting!

my partner said, "oh, so it's a little distressed?"

me:

him: ... pooping?

me: actually it's common for breech babies to poop during birth, because --

him: oh, it gets squeezed out of them?

me:



(at least that's what i remember from what i've read... correct me if i'm wrong ~ :LOL )
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Wow! That was awesome!

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I wanted to share a link to another double footling home birth.


Down to towards the middle of the page you will see a picture of the little feet sticking out. There is two stories of the same birth. One is told by the mother, who is also a MD, and IBCLC. The other story is told by the LM who attended this birth.

Amazing stories!!! Absolutly Amazing!

double footling breech home birth - two stories, same birth
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So amazing!!! Just...WOW! My midwife will and has delivered double footlings. The pictures make me even more confident of having a homebirth even though my little one is head down.

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Wow that was amazing... I wish I could have tryed it. My doctors wouldn't let me even though my daughter was already starting to come out when i arrived at the hospital!

Thanks for sharing!
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