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Zoe's Birth - VBAC - Welcoming Willow

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Zoe's Birth - VBAC - Welcoming Willow

I DID IT AND SO CAN YOU!!!! 👏 Introducing Willow 🎀 22/02/21 9:12am Bunbury Regional Hospital VBAC - Drug & intervention free! 7 hour labour 😱 ***Trigger warning, previous c section, induction, mec, fetal distress, ptsd Long post ahead Previous birth: 2018, I was booked to be induced at 41+2 but thankfully I went into labour naturally that morning at 3am, planned to have drug/intervention free birth with KEMH birth centre but ended up being rushed to main hospital. Baby was posterior, apparently couldn’t get in a good position (although I didn’t know about spinning babies & exercises that can...

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Jennifer's Story - Welcoming August

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Jennifer's Story - Welcoming August

 "Birth is not only about making babies. Its about making mothers - strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength."Barbara Katz Rothman Ten Years Earlier....Freyas birth was 10years ago when I was 20. I remember feeling uneducated and scared going into her birth. I knew I didn’t want an epidural but that’s where my decisions stopped. It was a fast birth 4 hours from waking at 4am to delivering at 8.16am. It felt clinical. I birthed on my back on the bed, with lights on and people telling me when to push.  My beautiful baby girl...

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Zoe's Story - Welcoming Orlando

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Zoe's Story - Welcoming Orlando

 "When we give birth, we do so from our core - not just the core of our bodies, but the core of ourselves. We are open and vulnerable during and after birth, and the energy that is around us is the energy that we absorb. It becomes a part of the inner voice that guides us into motherhood."~Diana Spalding~ Looking back we went into our first birth very naively and were uneducated on the birth process and the different implications that interventions can have. After being induced, a cascade of interventions followed and the birth ended up being very medicalised...

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Amanda's Story - Welcoming Theo

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Amanda's Story - Welcoming Theo

  "Whenever and however you give birth your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body and your spirit for the rest of your life"Ina May Gask I had an amazing pregnancy with Theo, it was low risk and so enjoyable! We went through the midwifery group practice at Bunbury Regional Hospital which I will absolutely do again. I gave birth to our little boy Theodore on 19th March at 40+3 weeks, the day before everything started to get locked down with corona virus. Up until the day before I went into labour I’d not had any practice contractions! On the Wednesday afternoon i...

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