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October 1st, 2009, 12:12 PM
Twinkle's Avatar Platinum Super Mommy
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Who was the most positive when you shared your plans and desires to homebirth? Was it your parents? maybe friend?

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October 1st, 2009, 03:54 PM
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Honestly? The home birth board, you ladies. People around us were nice, but they were against it.

This is excluding Jason, my husband
Marisa (29) married to J (35), mama to G (10), D (7), B (5) and K (1).
Little Miss joined our family Dec 4th, 2015 at 35 weeks.
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October 1st, 2009, 06:44 PM
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I haven't really gotten any negative comments, but nothing overwhelmingly positive either...

the other day I talked to someone through email (haven't met her, just talked to her about a project she's doing) and she was excited. lol Our local AP parenting group has lots of homebirthers so they've been really supportive and encouraging.
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Courtney, Nola, Kya, Whitney, and baby girl #5 coming soon!
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October 18th, 2009, 09:53 PM
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I've only told my sister and a close friend who is due the same time as me. My sister was extremely worried I wasn't thinking things through, but I think she will eventually support it, though it will take a lot of convincing. My friend is all for it since she is planning a home-birth herself!
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October 19th, 2009, 07:01 AM
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It was actually my family practice doctor! He told me that it was my best option since he didn't feel that I'd be given a good chance to have a VBAC since ds1 was a 26 week preemie (born naturally) and ds2 was a c-section. He told me that my midwife was more than welcome to call him and confer with him and that if we needed him he might just come to the house.
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