Episode 54: Anita’s Second Baby’s Birth Story

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Episode 54: Anita’s Second Baby’s Birth Story

In today’s episode, Anita tells the birth story of her second baby, Jack! In this episode, she covers her preparation, home birth, medical professionals, and the feelings along the way!

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Resources and References:

 

1). Planned Homebirth to Emergency C-Section: Part 1 – Read Here. 

2). Planned Homebirth to Emergency C-Section: Part 2 – Read Here. 

3). Planned Homebirth to Emergency C-Section: Part 3 – Read Here

4). Not the Birth I Wanted, But The Birth I Needed – Read Here

5). Jessie’s Second Baby’s Birth Story – Planned C-section Debrief  – Listen Here

 

Time Stamps:

 

2:15 – Leading up to Anita’s second baby – Jack’s – birth.

12:32 – What did Anita feel, emotionally, in those first couple of hours of labor?

14:37 – As the birth got more intense…

20:00 – Getting up and walking during home birth.

23:00 – The water broke…and feeling “pushy”.

30:15 – After we were OK to get up and move…

33:26 – Placenta monitoring

35:23 – Were there any moments during labor where Anita thought, “I can NOT do this anymore”?

37:34 – Would Anita would have described her sensations as “painful”? Would she use different words?
39:30 – Anita talks about what the first week postpartum looked like for her (pssst – it includes boundary-setting!).

42:00 – Conversing with your midwives and doulas about what is best for you and baby.

45:50 – How Anita felt about having a doula for both of her births.

49:21 – On the next episode of To Birth and Beyond…