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Making the Plan: VBAC and other issues

Finally having hit the 12 week mark in this pregnancy, I was able to have an appointment with my actual doctor to discuss all the ins and outs ahead of us. Before then, appointments are mostly to get things done: blood work, dating ultrasounds, that sort of thing, all handled by the nurses. My doctor,…

Who’s Birth is This Anyway???

So, for the third time since becoming pregnant, I’m looking for an OB.  I had one in Texas who I only saw once thanks to the move to Mississippi (would not have gone back to her anyway) then I had my irreplaceable, awesome OB in Oregon while visiting and now I’m back in Mississippi, with…

I know, I suck!

I totally fell off the blogging bandwagon, but working, having a three year old, and being preggo keeps me so busy.  I just haven’t made the time to sit down and write about my life.  I’m now just over 32 weeks pregnant and I’m starting to feel like a beached whale.  I have actually been…

Childbirth – It should be a magical moment every time

Since I have been part of JustMommies for over 5 years I have seen a lot of discussions about childbirth.  I have had two medicated vaginal births, an emergency csection, an unmedicated vbac, a really long and arduous childbirth, a really fast labor, and childbirth that didn’t go according to plan more than once.  I…

Finding a VBAC-friendly doctor

Last week I set out on a mission to find a VBAC-friendly OBGYN.  I just have to tell you.  Being a csection mommy sometimes makes you feel like you have an STD or something.  No doctor wants to touch you with a ten foot pole.  Well they do if they can cut you open. I…