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October 12th, 2010, 05:51 AM
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now i have had one natural birth in a helicopter (long story ) with doctors and my second birth was a very long painful hospital birth at the end after forceps ended up with a c-section now can i do a homebirth assisted after my history one midwife here in town said no but i really want to try
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October 12th, 2010, 06:43 AM
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Based on those two things I honestly don't see why not.

Is there anything else during your pregnancies that might risk you out?
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October 12th, 2010, 06:56 AM
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I don't see why not. If you are healthy, baby is healthy, and you have no risk factors involved then you should be a good candidate for a HBAC. Maybe the Midwife you spoke to doesn't do HBACs, or maybe in your area Midwives are not suppose to attend HBACs. I would call a few more Midwives and see what they say.
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October 12th, 2010, 07:04 AM
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well hunter was born a preemie that's why he was delivered in a helicopter i was being flown to a bigger hospital and seb was full term 8 pounds and they tried the forceps but he woudn't move down so i had a c-section now for the next one i would really like a homebirth but the one midwife we have in town said no and my o.b wants me to have another section he doesn't even want to attempt a vbac i still have some time since i'm not pregnant right now were ttc'ing so i'm trying to get more research so i'm prepared when the time comes
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October 12th, 2010, 05:54 PM
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I think your best bet would be to talk to area midwives to see if they would take you on as a patient. What would risk you out for one midwife might be different for another. Good luck!
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October 12th, 2010, 10:12 PM
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Do you have a strangely shaped pelvis or something like that? If not - I'd say keep trying midwives!
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