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Uba5c Birth Story (Talana)

Hi you all. Here is my birth story… I want you to understand how I got to the decision of homebirth and the feelings I had prior to it. I might bore some of you so please be warned that it’s a long story. Also, if there’s any spelling mistakes or incorrect grammar then I [...]

Categories: Birth, Breastfeeding, Cesarean, Four or More Pregnancies, Homebirth, Submissions, VBAC

Healing and Hopeful (Kerry)

22 years old 2 pregnancies 2 births 3 years 11 months, and 13 months PP Most recent post here. I've posted a few entries in the past, here is one, the last one was almost 2 years ago. Reading back on my posts I read the things I was trying to convince myself to believe, [...]

Categories: Belly, Birth, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Spousal/Partner Abuse, Submissions, Update

My Story (Anonymous)

23yrs old –postpartum 8 months. Angel Jae born to heaven, mum of girl and boy, step mum of girl and boy. I found myself thinking back as I watched my sick child in deep slumber in the early hours of this morning. I couldn’t remember the life I had before one, then three, then four [...]

Categories: Belly, Birth, Cesarean, Child Loss, Children with Health Complications, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Spousal/Partner Abuse, Submissions

25 Year Old Mom of 2 (Emma)

Being pregnant is one of the most beautiful experiences a woman can ever experience. I never felt more feminine as I did when I was pregnant and expecting. and, nurturing my child after-wards by breastfeeding, I'm curvier than I was pre-pregnancy (with both) - I had a home birth with my second, and it was [...]

Categories: Belly, Birth, Breasts, Homebirth, Infertility, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions

~Age: 17, almost 18 ~Number of pregnancies and births: 1 pregnancy, 1 incredible birth ~The age of your children, or how far postpartum you are: 23 weeks I was 16 years old when I found out I was 2 weeks pregnant. My boyfriend, who was/still is my best friend, was 18 at the time and [...]

Categories: Birth, First Pregnancy, Homebirth, Submissions, Teen Mom

Update (Kerry)

Original entry here. age: 18 1 pregnancy, 1 birth 1 month PP I posted about a month ago. I was expecting my child on the 9th of April... Well he came! April 7th, at 10:50pm weighing 8lbs 4oz and measured 21.5" long! We planned a home water birth. We barely had time to make the [...]

Categories: Belly, Birth, First Pregnancy, Homebirth, Postpartum, Submissions, Teen Mom, Update

Successful UBA5C (Stacy)

I am updating from my previous entry here... I am ecstatic to announce the arrival of our son. He arrived vaginally, at home, 10#5oz, 22 1/2 and perfectly healthy. I have had 5 previous csections and have yet to even process the immense healing that has come and will come from this. I love this [...]

Categories: Birth, Breastfeeding, Cesarean, Four or More Pregnancies, Homebirth, Postpartum, Submissions, Update, VBAC

Cloey

Name: Cloey Age: 28 Pregnancies: 2 (one live birth) Age of child: 6 months People keep telling me how lucky I am to have snapped back so quickly. I was around 120 when I got pregnant at 27. The last time I weighed myself about a week before I gave birth at 28 I was [...]

Categories: Belly, Birth, Breasts, Child Loss, Postpartum, PPD - Postpartum Depression, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Tattoo

I am 33 years old. I have 2 children, that today are ages 6 and 8 years old. I nursed both of them. Before pregnancy, I was no super model, but was healthy, around 140 lbs, with perky nice little B cups. With my first pregnancy, I gained 50 lbs. I quickly lost all that [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Birth, Breasts, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

In Love With Myself (Anonymous)

I posted here nine months ago thinking that I would return loathing my post pregnancy body. Superficially thinking that "recovering" from my pregnancy would be important. On April 30th ten days late I birthed a 7lb .5oz baby girl gently into my own arms. Not only was I blessed with a healthy child but I [...]

Categories: Belly, Birth, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Update