Surprise Twin Double-Breech Roadside Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

I was measuring consistently ahead in fundal height early on and just before the mid-point of my pregnancy my midwife referred me to an obstetrician to have an ultrasound (we’d not planned on having any) to rule out twins, fibroids, excess amniotic fluid, or any other complications. At the ultrasound, we were told there was […]

Home Birth of Twins Born Past 41 Weeks, One Footling Breech

And the next day.at 4am I began to feel stronger and more regular contractions than I had been feeling for the past week, which had been erratic and mixed with sensationless Braxton Hicks. I waited a few hours until 6am when I was sure they were intensifying and getting closer together to call my midwife […]

VBAC Triplets at Home!

“One of the other midwives was taking care of the first baby, who was calmly looking around. The second baby was confusing; I thought I could feel both head and feet up pretty high through intact membranes. But as I checked, the head started coming down and a baby girl just squirted out, with the […]

Syllah & Madalyn’s Homebirth

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. Psalm 32:8 … At around seven we all went outside to enjoy dinner. The rushes became much stronger but I didn’t give in to them until we got back inside and finished […]

Unassisted Twin Birth Story

“Knowing comes from the place within us that is connected to our source.” From A Still, Small Voice by Echo L. Bodine A month before the due date of my second pregnancy, I had a dream that there were two little girls with pigtails in their hair joining our family. When I told my husband […]