Category: Birth story

Our little girl’s birth story

You might think two C-sections would be very similar, but when we had our son, D, back in June of 2010, it was very different. First of all, I went into labour on my own — one day before his due date — so… Continue Reading “Our little girl’s birth story”

A year ago today …

… it was two days before my due date. My water broke.I went to the hospital.And I began what ended up being a 17-hour labour that turned into a C-section. I can’t believe that was a YEAR ago. I can’t believe that tomorrow, I’m… Continue Reading “A year ago today …”

My Birth Story: Part 4

Missed Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of my birth story? Check them out before reading this final chapter! —- Sunday, 11:32 a.m. Pretty Black Doctor Barbie was standing in front of me with a clipboard, saying something about the risks involved and… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 4”

My Birth Story: Part 3

Missed Part 1 and Part 2 of my birth story? Check them out before reading this! —- Sunday, 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. I knew, vaguely, from the childbirth class that I was going through “transitional labour.” I remember wondering how quickly (or slowly)… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 3”

My Birth Story: Part 2

Missed Part 1 of my birth story? Click here to get caught up! —- The pain was coming fast and furious, as is the case when you’re induced (Pitocin = evil). I was still handling it without any drugs, but I was beginning to… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 2”