Baby Arrived Before The Midwives! An Unassisted Home Birth Story

Let me give you a little background. This is my third baby, second vaginal delivery. My first was a c section due to breech presentation. I did not have a single contraction with her. You can read her birth story… Continue Reading

Declining Group B Strep Test And Antibiotics

During my first pregnancy I was tested for group b strep (GBS). I had not done my research and went along with what the doctors told me. I tested positive and was giving IV antibiotics during my birth. Since I… Continue Reading

Skipping The Vitamin K Shot After Birth

Once your baby is born the doctors and nurses will want to give your newborn a shot of vitamin K. This is done to preventĀ Hemorrhagic Disease of the Newborn. This effects the bloods ability to clot and can lead to… Continue Reading

Why I Decline All Cervical Checks During Pregnancy

I have reached that point in my pregnancy where cervical checks are being offered. Luckily my ob knows me well enough not to push them. She has offered and accepts my answer when I decline. Why do I decline cervical… Continue Reading