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#1 of 6 Old 04-29-2008, 08:49 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I finally got around to writing my birth story. I posted it over in the Birth Story section.
http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=888839

Kim. My heart is full! Wife to Ray, Mama to 3 boys!  "Big C", our boy with designer genes, "Little C", and "Baby M" 11/2010.
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way to go mama! congratulations.
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Such an awesome birth story! You wrote it so well....I love how you get your thoughts and emotions into words. Welcome to the world, Calvin!

Karen - Mama to Haven (9/00) , Lillie & Faith (MZ - 12/02) and my first homebirthed baby, Willa (3/08)
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great story! I totally understand that bit about hard labour and thoughts afterwards. I feel very similarly about my labour and birth (also at home but with a posterior baby.)
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also NAK :

Thanks for sharing your story. Quite honestly, it's a comfort to me to hear that someone else went through the same kind of labor I did, and I feel a little less like a failure. My baby was also asynclitic and high up for most of my labor. In addition, he was posterior and quite large. It was my hardest labor ever, and that's saying a lot. You have a beautiful attitude, and I'm very inspired by what you've written.
I love the picture on your blog of you and your boys.
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Beautiful story. Thank you for sharing it.
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