Topic: Frustrating
View Single Post
June 26th, 2007, 06:06 PM
jhmomofmany's Avatar
jhmomofmany jhmomofmany is offline
Look! A Dancing Banana!
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Upper Michigan
Posts: 14,600
Send a message via Yahoo to jhmomofmany
I avoid talking about it with strangers, too. Homebirth is a little more "typical" up here where so many people live far away from hospitals. If I were to plan a hosptial birth, the nearest L&D ward would be a 45 mile drive for me!

When I realized I was in labor with #5, I was excited enough that I called my mom right away. She knew I had been seeing a mw and planning a homebirth, but she still (even at the last moment) asked if I was going to the hospital. With #6, especially under the circumstances, I didn't call her until after the delivery was complete. I don't plan to call until after baby is born this time. Part of why I birth at home is so that I don't have to defend myself and my choices at the hospital... why put up with that at home too?
~Jennifer, wife of one, mother of many

Robert: 20 Raechel: 18 Daniel: 15 Joseph: 13 Thomas: 10 Mary Mae: 7 Lucy Marie: 5 John Anthony: 2 AND Baby due Dec. 2015

Always Missing our Angels: Hope (7-8-06 @36w); Francis (7-4-12 @12w); Charlie (1-19-15 @ 6w)

Congratulations Raechel and Kaleb, married May, 2015

Reply With Quote