Pregnancy and Birth

Remarkable footling breech and triple cord birth story

UCBirth Story of Amelia Jane Footling Breech, triple wrap cord 8/18/17 3:10pm 5lb6oz 19" Baby #9 40w4d I woke up to contractions at 3am on the morning of the 18th. After trying to sleep through them and switching positions to no ease I knew they were "flashback to my last labor, these are real contractions".… Continue reading Remarkable footling breech and triple cord birth story

Pregnancy and Birth

Is Baby Bum First (Breech)?

"Your baby is breech." How do those words make you feel? Dismayed? Fearful? Disappointed? Why? Because our generation (and our mother's generation) has been lead to believe breech birth is too scary or dangerous to attempt. We've been led to believe that this type of birth requires a surgical procedure to remedy. Baby must not… Continue reading Is Baby Bum First (Breech)?