nicole, i have to admit i sit on the fence about unassisted births...but the more you post and the more i watched, not only am i in absolute awe at the strength of these women but also their bravery and courage. and this one in particular touches still a grieving part of me and my 3yr daughter's birth. this is the birth i would have like to have had...peace,lil
I can't believe they had the ovaries to air this either... you are quite possibly the funniest person I know...thanks for sharing, what a beautiful birth, the mom was so in control of herself.
Lil - thanks for the comment! I agree, there are many women (the majority, actually) that u/a birth would NOT be a good decision for. But, on the other hand, just as I believe that homebirth, hospital birth, and birth center birth should all be options for women, so do I believe that u/a is a valid option... more than ever, a woman needs educational and emotional support when she chooses this route - while also being understanding and completely accepting of the risks. How beautiful was that birth, though?!
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Awesome birth! She was so positive in her psyche, and knew she could do it, was very laid back. Beautiful!!
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