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Unassisted Childbirth > Cricket LaFaye's breech birth
Maximeee's Avatar Maximeee 04:51 AM 07-06-2008
How awesome! And the pics are beautiful!

mamato3cherubs's Avatar mamato3cherubs 05:19 AM 07-06-2008
Oh!! as the others have said, thank you so much for sharing. I just think it is amazing ot have such beautiful picture of that sacred time!!
you are a gorgeous family, congratulations!::
rixafreeze's Avatar rixafreeze 11:42 AM 07-06-2008
Wow, thanks for sharing! And where did you find such an awesome doctor? (I'd really like to know--could you PM me when you have the time?)
ananas's Avatar ananas 09:53 PM 07-08-2008
I love, love, love the name!

What a fantastic birth. Congratulations, mama!
ladyelms's Avatar ladyelms 12:32 AM 07-09-2008
Wow, wow, wow... What a beautiful, sacred experience that must've been. I am so moved by a father catching his own baby. There is just nothing more beautiful, and *right*. Dh and I just experienced a UC and it's forever changed the dynamic of our relationship--our life, really..

Ride that birth high, mama!
kittywitty's Avatar kittywitty 01:25 PM 07-16-2008
What a beautiful story and pictures! Congratulations!
Devaskyla's Avatar Devaskyla 02:50 PM 07-16-2008
Thank you for sharing. I loved the pictures. And the wrap was a great idea. I think I need to find or make one of those for my next birth. Wonderful story. I think my dh would have panicked, but yours sounds like he did an amazing job.
nurnur's Avatar nurnur 04:02 PM 07-16-2008
amazing and gorgeous :::::
I agree that sometimes what we don't know helps to not get in our way! I was able to help a mama who had surpirse twins and one came breech and although I had suspected she could have 2 in there she did not want an US to confirm it, she just wanted to have complete and utter faith and it was too her and her babies benefits.

Amazing pictures and love her name too!!! Welcome to the world sweet Cricket!
robertandenith's Avatar robertandenith 02:08 AM 07-17-2008
this is so beautiful!!!!!! THANKS FOR SHARING!!!!
Unoppressed MAMA Q's Avatar Unoppressed MAMA Q 01:57 PM 07-17-2008
Stunning!
Earthy Birthy's Avatar Earthy Birthy 02:00 PM 07-17-2008
What a beautiful baby to add to a beautiful family! Thank you so much for sharing your story and the wonderful pics. Kiss your cool, calm, and collected husband for me--what a guy!
meredyth0315's Avatar meredyth0315 02:08 PM 07-17-2008
Absolutely incredible mama!!! What an amazing family you have And gorgeous, too! Congratulations & love the name Cricket :::
pamamidwife's Avatar pamamidwife 06:54 PM 07-17-2008
I love those pictures! I also wanted to say that I ADORE YOUR KIDS' NAMES!

Piper is one of my favorite names.
sg784's Avatar sg784 10:12 PM 07-20-2008
Awesome story
theretohere's Avatar theretohere 12:15 AM 10-02-2008
Awesome!
amyjeans's Avatar amyjeans 12:22 AM 10-02-2008
ohhh I love me some newborns!

Wonderful wonderful wonderful!
Thank you for sharing!
My4Monkeys's Avatar My4Monkeys 11:40 AM 10-02-2008
Congrats on your new dd! The pictures are great-thanks for sharing:
delicate_sunshine's Avatar delicate_sunshine 12:10 PM 10-02-2008
Congratulations! You have a beautiful family!
mama in the forest's Avatar mama in the forest 12:42 PM 10-02-2008
So beautiful mama!! :

I don't think I'm ever going to forget the incredible picture of her darling little foot coming. Just precious. I am SO happy for you that you birthed her UC. What a perfectly normal miraculous birth.
dayiscoming2006's Avatar dayiscoming2006 12:47 PM 10-02-2008
Congrats and thanks for sharing this story. It's wonderful to see that a breech delivery can be as normal as any.
belchers1's Avatar belchers1 07:25 PM 10-05-2008
Beautiful breech birth story! Thanks for sharing!

Congratulations!!! :
Dewberry's Avatar Dewberry 11:51 AM 10-06-2008
Love the name!!
/For some reason I can't access your story, stupid computer is very slow. LOL

Congrats Though. :
mataji4's Avatar mataji4 04:36 PM 10-06-2008
Wow. What incredible photos those are! Thank you for sharing with us. And I too think Cricket is a darling name for a darling baby!

Congratulations!
quarteralien's Avatar quarteralien 08:52 PM 10-06-2008
Beautifully done story! Congratulations on your new baby!
NaturalMamaof2's Avatar NaturalMamaof2 11:01 PM 10-06-2008
What an amazing birth story and photos mama!! She is beautiful!!!!
tammyswanson's Avatar tammyswanson 10:47 PM 10-08-2008
OMG..that was a simply amazing story!! I'm so glad you listened to your intuition and had the birth you and Cricket deserved..what a great story! Excellent pictures as well, and your DH did a great job remaining calm and helping you to get the job done. CONGRATS!!!! :
AmieV's Avatar AmieV 01:08 PM 11-12-2008
My baby is currently breech and I've been searching for positive vaginal breech stories. A friend directed me to your story and I am currently in tears, so beautiful, and your husband is truly a rock. I also love your childrens' names.


I am eerily moved by your story too as this baby was very much a surprise, conceived on the cusp of my own doula/CBE/birthy career taking off and I had the same ambivalence at first. I've also had a rough pg but you have reminded me: "I trucked on knowing that this was the last time that I would have/or get to feel this in my life. An honor and a burden!"

Thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing your wonderful story and pictures. I still have lots of time for this baby to turn, but I know if she doesn't, I can draw on the faith of women like to you allow me to trust that my body and my baby will do what it needs for this one to be born safely.
Limabean1975's Avatar Limabean1975 01:23 PM 11-12-2008
Beautiful!! - You, the baby, your whole family, the birth- beautiful! And, um, has your husband considered a career in midwifery/doula?
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