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February 9th, 2010, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by BirthDoulaToBe View Post
Lol! Too funny!

Are you having an unassisted birth? (you said there was no OB, and didn't mention a midwife, so Just curious!)
No, there's a midwife. I'm too chicken to go unassisted, and DH kind of goes into the "I don't know what to do" mode, so while I love him, I need more support from someone who knows what she's doing

But to this lady, I don't know that there is a difference in her mind between having an unassisted birth and a birth attended by anyone but a doctor. I did tell her there is a midwife though, and where I found her etc. She was curious, but in a skeptical way, which I guess is to be expected. I guess I just thought everyone's first response was going to be the "are you CRAZY?" not "isn't that messy?"
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