Water Birth Stories

The Birth of Jesse Joe

Who knew after what seemed like an intense day of “practice” that I’d actually be having the baby? Certainly not myself. I kept telling myself not to overreact having heard the stories of women going to the hospital a few times and being in false labor. Around 11 pm I started having pretty intense contractions that I couldn’t quite ignore, but I didn’t want to overreact either. We went to bed around midnight and the contractions were still pretty regular.…

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William Jonathan – Born at Home in the Bathtub

Born to Laura and John   ~  7 lbs. 3 ozs I woke up in a really grumpy mood on Thursday. My due date was supposed to be Wed. and I was sure I would not go past. In fact I expected to go two weeks earlier like with my other children but here I was, a day past my due date and mad at everyone! I woke at 5am and couldn’t sleep but not because of contractions. I was restless…

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The Birth of William Bryan

I was 40 weeks pregnant and had been having braxton hicks contractions for about a month already, but I noticed something different about them at dinner the night before William was born. While we were all out looking at Christmas lights after dinner I realized that they were coming a steady 30 minutes apart. […]

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Chiara’s Water Birth

It was March 2010…We were so excited to find out that we were pregnant with our second child due in November… it was quite a surprise! Our first son, Alessandro was gently brought into this world with the help of the loving hands of Beth Overton, our midwife, in January 2006, so of course, she was the first person we called when our pregnancy test came back positive this time! We started our monthly visits, which are always so great,…

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Joanna’s Water Birth

Joanna was born at home in the water on Monday, June 9, 2003 at 9:50 pm. Her “official” due date was June 11. She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz and was 18.5 inches long. Her Apgars were 10/10. I woke up about 5:00 am on Monday having crampy contractions that required some concentration to get through. They were not lasting long at all, maybe 20 seconds, and they were coming every ten minutes or so. However, this being my third…

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