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  1. Homebirth
    There is a groundbreaking film in production now about doctors and nurses who attend hospital births, but chose to deliver their own children at home. To learn more, please visit: www.whynothome.com
  2. Homebirth
    <p>I have had a homebirth with my second and absolutely loved it.  My CPM was great and I delivered fast.  My 3rd was delivered in the hospital again for insurance purposes and I butted heads with all the hospital staff there when I showed up to deliver (I showed up an hour and a half before...
  3. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>Did you learn neonatal resuscitation before your unassisted birth? What resources did you use to learn the skill (class, book, movie, etc...)?</p>
  4. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>Hello everyone. I am 6 weeks pregnant with my second child (I have a one year old daughter). I had a hospital birth with a horrible OB who abused me- he purposefully broke my water and tried to put an internal fetal monitor, even though we just had a conversation about how I didnt want that...
  5. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>I'm 37 and this is my 6th pregnancy.  I have had 3 hospital births that had complications in some way or another.  With the exception of the first one (I had pre-eclampsia that *I* diagnosed), the second one had mild complications and the last moderate ones--all due to the hospital staff. ...
  6. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>I am planning a HBAC and want to know how long a placenta can be inside me after delivery before I should be concerned.</p>
  7. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>Anyone dealt with this issue? This will be my 4th child (in July) and I really want to go for it unassisted. Husband is petrified of 'something going wrong'. My previous labours were quick and easy...8h, 4h and 2h...the last 2 at home with a midwife. Problem is, there's only 1 mw in this...
  8. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>  I just found out that i am pregnant with my 5th child and we decided to do a UC this time around. what are some things i might need to get to prepare for it and what will i need for the big day?! (im talking to those who have already had a UC)</p>
  9. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p><span style="color:#0000ff;">Hi there ladies,</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="color:#0000ff;">I am new here and have been reading around. To say the least about me, I have not even had the chance to talk to a single human being (except husband) about having an UC... (no real friends or...
  10. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>Hi Ladies,</p> <p> </p> <p>I am new here. I am not pregnant as of yet but plan on soon or in the coming months. I have two boys - D1 will be 3 in a months and DS2 is 13 months old. My first was a unnessisary csection and second was a very chaotic vbac. My birth stories are here: <a...
  11. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p><a href="http://www.theblaze.com/stories/home-birth-advocate-dies-after-her-own-home-delivery/" target="_blank">http://www.theblaze.com/stories/home-birth-advocate-dies-after-her-own-home-delivery/</a></p> <p> </p> <p>See above article:</p> <p> </p> <p>This story is sad and I know certain...
  12. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p> </p> <p>Hello my name is Lauretta and I'm a mommy of 4 girls, with another girl on the way- due 4th of July. My first 3 births were all vaginal births done in a hospital with an OB, epidural, the whole 9 yards. After a bad experience during my 3rd labor and the epidural being placed...
  13. Unassisted Childbirth
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  14. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p> </p> <p>You know, I sometimes agree with Dr. Amy. Most of the time I do not, and this time I don't agree by a long shot and her comparisson is so far off I can hardly see straight.</p> <p> </p> <p>She says, "In the case of the pro-anorexia community purported empowerment comes from...
  15. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>I am currently 34 weeks pregnant with my second son. My first son was born to me at 16 yrs. old back in 2009 at 29 weeks gestation. I had gone into labor unknowingly, was told I was only dehydrated, and almost delivered him at home because of it. He passed away a few weeks later due to an...
  16. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>i have less than 10 hour labors and never know if the next one will be quicker. My first was 6 hours and my 2 after that were 10 each. i want to be prepared. </p> <p> </p> <p>first the legal stuff. i live in iowa, linn county. what do i do about the pku test and getting looked at right away...
  17. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>I am about 26 weeks pregnant with baby #6.<br><br> My first 3 deliveries were natural, vaginal births with midwives.</p> <p> </p> <p>#4 was a whirlwind emergency c/s because my baby's heart rate was 270 bpm and it turned out that she had to spend the first month of her life in the NICU after...
  18. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p><span style="color:#008000;"><strong>I AM 29WKS AND WANTING TO HAVE A UC HOME BIRTH</strong></span></p> <p><span style="color:#008000;"><strong>I WILL BE A V-BAC..</strong></span></p> <p><span style="color:#008000;"><strong>MY 1ST CHILD WAS BORN IN THE CAR, ON THE WAY TO BE INDUCED..SHE WAS...
  19. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>Hello, I am going to purchase some HIbiclens today and am wondering if I need the pink kind (surge wash) or blue kind (skin cleaner) for the GBS wash?</p> <p> </p> <p>TIA</p>
  20. Unassisted Childbirth
    <p>Hi this is my first post here, so i hope you ladies will pardon me if i seem "lazy". I have googled multiple times but i dont feel that i have read enough on what to do after pushing the baby . Im looking for detailed information on how to let the mucus come out naturally, how to cut the...
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