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Complications arose when the attending doctor suggested a C-section, unwilling to support a VBAC. Determined for a positive birthing experience, I chose to wait for my doctor’s opinion, arriving later that evening. The option to labor through the night with a C-section as Plan B set the tone for a night of anticipation and hope.read more
“Birth is supposed to be a private event a special intimate feeling. I assured him that Sam is super professional, a beautiful curtain taking pictures.” One moment we were two and the next moment a baby cried and we turned into tree. No not magic but a miracle.read more
After a minute or so we heard your first loud cry. It was glorious and we could finally breathe. Sr Lotter brought you to us and our hearts melted, my boy. You were beautiful. We checked for 10 fingers and 10 toes and we couldn’t stop looking at you. The happiest moment of our lives. You were born at 11:33 weighing 3.49kg and measuring 53cm.read more
This is our story. Yours? Well I don’t know, but I truly hope that it is magical. That you will be strong and brave. That you will know that YOU are a birthing queen, regardless of the birth you have or the plans that you make, because life has a funny way of working out just right…read more
“Joy is not the result of getting what you want; it is the way to get what you want. In the deepest sense, joy is what you want.” – Alan Cohen
Having had no choice but to deliver her first two children via c-section, her third child was the last chance Mercia had to experience a natural birth – and it went swimmingly.
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Experience Ngwedi’s birth, initially planned for a Cesarean but taking an unexpected turn to a swift and surprising natural delivery. A tale that left us all spellbound.
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