Tag: birth support

Birth Story of Nevin DaSilva

After an undesirable hospital experience with my first, I started researching home birth. Never thinking it was a real option for me. My research showed me it could be an option for anyone who wanted it! My mother had always said absolutely no to… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Nevin DaSilva”

Birth Story of Alexandra

Each of my daughters has a very different birth story, very fitting for each of their personalities. I don’t often get to tell Alexandra’s birth story, although she is my first daughter, my first baby. Here is her story. I was 18 when I… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Alexandra”

Birth Story of Mason James

Mason James was born April 9, 2018, at 2:53 a.m. This is the story of his birth. I didn’t quite realize it at the time, but it all started the evening of April 7. It was a Saturday, and my husband Chad and I… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Mason James”

Birth Story of Miles Hosburgh

Read Leah’s first birth story here.  Our sweet little Milo man came to us May 22, 2016, at 8:30 p.m. The labor process was the same as last time, but stretched out, which was nice. I had time to process over a longer period… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Miles Hosburgh”

Birth Story of Asher Lucas Hosburgh

Asher Lucas Hosburgh was born Sept. 1, 2013, at 7:30 a.m. He weighed 7 lb., 4 ounces, measured 20 inches, and was full of hair. He was a super vigorous baby, kicking, punching, and even rolling early on. Asher means “blessed” or “happy,” which… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Asher Lucas Hosburgh”

Birth Story of Samuel Owen Schultz

On July 4, 2017, Josh and I welcomed our second son, Samuel Owen, into the world. This is the story of his birth. In hindsight, it all started about 12:30 a.m. I woke up and had to use the bathroom in an urgent way… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Samuel Owen Schultz”

Birth Story of Landon Harkema

My first contraction came and went at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 16. I wrote it off as gas as we were at a family Christmas party and no way did I think labor would start while I was there. A half hour later… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Landon Harkema”

Birth Story of Warren James Justice

4:57 a.m. I woke up for what I thought would be my typical 5 a.m. pee. I’m sure many pregnant women can relate. As I sat down on the toilet, I had a brief thought that this could be my water breaking, as I… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Warren James Justice”

Birth Story of Billie Joyce Roberts

My daughter was born via scheduled c-section on Oct. 26, 2018. Nothing about having her went the way I expected. Not even her conception. My husband and I struggled with infertility for years before finally conceiving Billie on our third round of IUI. I… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Billie Joyce Roberts”

Birth Story of Brooklyn May

On Feb. 9, 2016, at 8 a.m., I went in for an induction at 41 weeks pregnant. I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes at 30 weeks, and was experiencing very high blood sugar, which concerned my doctors. After I was given Cervadil to start… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Brooklyn May”