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Forum: assisted birth stories July 9th, 2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By marialena
Re: Arriana's Homebirth!

Good for you for choosing a homebirth! I wouldn't have it any other way :) Just remember we are created to birth babies. The pain can't kill you and it is so very short lived. Funny how only 3...
Forum: assisted birth stories June 21st, 2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By marialena
Re: Arriana's Homebirth!

My kids weren't there for the actual birth, they were upstairs with the neighbor. Mariah said I heard you making the noises to get the baby out (evidently I screamed). The kids did not have an...
Forum: assisted birth stories June 20th, 2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By marialena
Arriana's Homebirth!

Well I didn't get my birth story all written up but long story short... I broke my water with a little finger condom hook with my midwife about 7:50pm on April 2nd (my midwife tried a few days before...
Forum: Home Birth April 5th, 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By marialena
My Baby Girl Finally Arrived at 42 weeks 5 days!!

Meet Arriana Lena.
Born at home on April 3, 2013 at 8:53am 9lbs 4oz, 21 3/4 inches.

I will share my birth story later maybe with my birth slideshow :)

I am so glad she is finally here and so...
Forum: March 2013 Playroom March 27th, 2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By marialena
Re: What was your experience with the days leading up to labor?

well I am about on the same page as you, I am now 12 days past my due date and nothing is working... this is my 3rd though so I am sure it will come when it is ready but it doesn't make it much...
Forum: assisted birth stories March 22nd, 2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,777
Posted By marialena
Re: Arrow Storm's home birth story <3 (Long! With pics.)

So wonderful!! thanks for sharing! I love the laboring pictures always a truly unforgettable experience. makes me excited to have my little one any day now!
Forum: Home Birth March 4th, 2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By marialena
Re: a little update from me... ** I added some pictures :)

I feel like each pregnancy is a completely unique experience. I have two very scary looking photos of during the birth of my first, then I took all the pictures after she was born and being assessed...
Forum: Home Birth February 28th, 2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By marialena
Re: a little update from me... ** I added some pictures :)

Just wanted to share some of my maternity pictures my husband and I did together.
Forum: Home Birth February 27th, 2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By marialena
Re: Poppin in from the Sept 2013 ddc

Hi and Welcome!! So great to hear you are considering a homebirth! It is such a wonderful experience and it makes birthing a baby much less complicated than it is in the hospital. I am expecting...
Forum: Home Birth February 23rd, 2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By marialena
Re: a little update from me...

The waiting game is so hard! I am very glad I had time with this one though, it has been quite a process (emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical).
Forum: Home Birth February 21st, 2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By marialena
a little update from me... ** I added some pictures :)

Well I now have less than a month until I meet this little baby! I am very excited and I think everything is pretty much ready! We redid the guest bed and bathroom for the birth since they are...
Forum: Home Birth February 7th, 2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By marialena
Re: February Roll Call!

Name: Marialena
Where are you from? Colorado
Children's name and ages/estimated due date: Mariah 3 3/4 years, Arlen 2, and current pregnancy due 3/15/13
Have you had a Home-birth, or are you...
Forum: Home Birth February 7th, 2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By marialena
Re: Sonograms

I am not a fan of ultrasounds, we did have one this pregnancy just to check viability since it was completely a shock to us but otherwise I have never had one before that. I think that they are...
Forum: Home Birth January 31st, 2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By marialena
Re: Excited!

We will be having our 3rd homebirth in the next 2 months and I have a photographer for this one and I had one for my son's birth, I am excited for the party to begin! So glad you are here and...
Forum: Home Birth January 31st, 2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By marialena
Re: Updates!

I haven't been on here much but I am so very excited to have this new baby :) I still have things I need to get done but each day brings some accomplishment and gets us closer to the birth day! I...
Forum: Home Birth January 31st, 2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By marialena
Re: Great appointment yesterday!

Yeah!! I am so excited for you!
Forum: March 2013 Playroom January 9th, 2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By marialena
Re: Hemorrhoid relief

I had them terrible with my first baby (I couldn't sit down for a week after her birth), they pretty much go away afterwards. the swelling goes away completely and then all that is left is a little...
Forum: March 2013 Playroom October 5th, 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 250
Posted By marialena
Re: Team Green - check in!

we are team green for the 3rd time, it helps not having an ultrasound ;)
Forum: Home Birth August 27th, 2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By marialena
Re: Home Birth Graduates!

Mariah 04-20-09 & Arlen 01-07-11
Forum: Home Birth August 24th, 2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By marialena
Re: Qotd 8/21

I have two and will be having another in March, we will be very done with 3 :)
Forum: Home Birth August 17th, 2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By marialena
Re: Qotd 8/15

In nursing school my maternal/newborn instructors were amazing and really turned on the light to what goes on in the hospital as apposed to how women have given birth for centuries. My husband and...
Forum: March 2013 Playroom August 16th, 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 458
Posted By marialena
Re: Team Green: Who is going to be surprised by the gender?

I love the surprise!! I would feel like I spoiled the surprise if I found out early... totally the biggest surprise and most anticipated in my life, each time.
Forum: Home Birth August 14th, 2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By marialena
Re: Heartbroken. Saying goodbye.. m/c (X-poseted)

I am soooooo sorry to read this. I pray for loving energy for your family. I am so sad for you.
I had a miscarriage between mariah and arlen and it was absolutely devastating even though things...
Forum: March 2013 Playroom August 8th, 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By marialena
Re: Sheesh, pregnancies can be so different!

I was absolutely miserable when I was pregnant with my daughter, with the strangest symptoms and then I was in heaven with my son's pregnancy. This time I have more exhaustion than I have EVER...
Forum: Home Birth August 8th, 2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By marialena
Re: Unexpected homebirth

so wonderful! Thank you for sharing!
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