Blog Entries - 'birth story'
Ciera was a warrior through her pregnancy and chidbirth and is such an amazing mom to her beautiful little girl. If you have a moment, please watch Ciera's real and raw video about pregnancy and childbirth and all that comes with it - ups, downs and everything in between.
Tamara was a wonderful doula! We had the pleasure of having her support us throughout the pregnancy, labor & delivery, and postpartum. During the pregnancy, she helped us build our birthing plan, research treatments for my diagnosis of gestational diabetes, and prepare and transition into a family of 5.
After 12 weeks of bed rest. A belly that was 64 cm up & down & 55" around. Thirty nine weeks with four tiny feet kicking away waiting to come out. It was 6am when we arrived at the hospital for our scheduled C-section. You would think that I wouldn't be nervous, but I was. I don't know if I was more nervous or it was a different kind of nervous. We couldn't believe in just a few hours we were going to have twins in our arms & our family would grow from 7 to 9.
The day is finally here that you have waited nine months for; you think it is time to for baby to arrive. So when is the best time to call your doula? Every doula is different on their guidelines on when the best time is. My philosophy - when YOU want me. What does that look like you ask?