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I Had a Vbac

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    Four Vbacs, No Explosions

    My first baby was an unnecesarean.  My second baby was an all natural VBAC in a hospital.  My other three were born at home, with another on the way.  I'm quite the birth advocate now.  I politely challenge doctors (because they make really stupid comments...
    SHWA SHWA 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Faith Vs Doubt

    My c section was due to failure to progress because the baby was not descending and fetal distress. I had endured about six hours of active labour, got to 9 cm and then the baby's heart rate started to drop. The OB suggested a c section. At the time I was disappointed but also...
    lervy lervy 31-35, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    Loved My Vbac!

    I had a wonderful VBAC experience and would do it all over again. My C-section was in 2004 because of face up presentation, which really was not a reason at all to do a C-section. This time around, I lucked out and the baby was in a good position. I had gestational diabetes but...
    aka746 aka746 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 21, 2007

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    My Vba2c

    After having two c-sections I honestly didn't think a vaginal birth would be an option for me when I again fell pregnant. My first birth had been a planned c-section when my twins decided to start sibling rivalry early and fight for oxygen in the womb. So they were taken out 2...
    rustyfrog rustyfrog 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    I Want A Vbac!

    I live on the MS Gulf Coast.  I had a c section thinking it was needed.   I never went into labor or anything!    I was sediated and did not see my child after he was born.   I found out after the fact the whole thing was elective.   The doctor was not sure I even had...
    oliveros1 oliveros1 26-30 Sep 9, 2011

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    I Have Not Had A Vbac But Do Need Advice!

    I am 19 years old and am due August 27th, 2013. I had a C-Section in 2011 when my daughter was born in July. About 2 weeks before my due date my daughter flipped and was breech and my Dr. did not really give me an option she basically told me I had to have a C-section. Honestly I...
    MM2XM MM2XM 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Planning A Vbac After Having A C Section Five Years Ago

    I am due May 10th, and had planned to do a vbac if she doesn't come by then..and now 2 days til my scheduled c section which I don't have to have if I don't want to because I had a low c section and was because my first baby was breach..I have had a healthy pregnancy, and she is...
    jenniferr24 jenniferr24 22-25 1 Response May 7, 2011

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    Vba2c

    It was actually a VBA2C--a vaginal birth after 2 caesarian sections. My first pregnancy, I was induced due to preeclampsia (serious enough preeclampsia that I was having difficulties with my vision).  I labored for eight hours before a doctor came in and found I had not...
    BellaLinda BellaLinda 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2006

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    My Vbac

    My first birth was an unwanted c-section. I thought I had done everything right. I had a midwife, and the hospital she worked with supposedly was one of the better ones in the area in terms of natural births. But during my rather unproductive labor, my son started to have late...
    whisperingthunder whisperingthunder 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    I Did It!

    And without an epidural! Yay! I didn't know if I could make it without pain medicine for so long but I did. It was only until the last hour before pushing that I asked for stadol to get the edge off, but no epidural... I thank my husband for endurance...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 14 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    .--Assez, madame, assez.

    Vous aggravez les anciens opprobres...--Je vous aimerai tellement que je vous forcerai à m'aimer.--Ne me contraignez point à concevoir pour vous un autre sentiment dontle nom arrive sur mes lèvres. sac a main longchamp pas cher ..Blanche pâlit horriblement, quant à Mérigue...
    nyujhkhjk0 nyujhkhjk0 26-30, M Dec 26, 2013

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    Vbac Home Birth

    I had a total hell experience when I had my DD in the hospital, ending in an emergency C. I swore I'd never have a child again in that atmosphere unless there was a good medical reason I'd have to. Six yrs later I had a beautiful boy in the peace of my own home. He was born in 4...
    mouse2cheese mouse2cheese 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2008

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    Not Perfect, But I Had My Vbac

    After my induction-turned-cesarean left me miserable and unable to bond with my daughter, a chance encounter started me on the path to VBAC. I planned a homebirth for my second baby and saw two wonderful midwives starting around 12 weeks. The pregnancy was uncomplicated except...
    rachaelvalkyrie rachaelvalkyrie 26-30, F Oct 8, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Just had an emergency c section 1 month back. Feeling very depressed over it and really want a VBAC next time!
    chevery chevery 26-30, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I can't stop listening to Kelly Clarkson's "Already Gone." I remember last year.. exactly in January.. I wrote you a goodbye letter. After you ignored me cause you were out with...
    myheart99 myheart99 36-40, F 9 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My dream all happened in citymarket my mother and brother were both there along with my three neighbors all teenagers around my age and there mom. My brother had just convinced me...
    ggraham1698 ggraham1698 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    So I had a dream that apparently I was cheating on my boyfriend, I told my boyfriend I slept with someone else and he didn't really seem bothered by it and my boyfriend and I then...
    lukesdeadpenguin lukesdeadpenguin 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I did wish I had someone to talk I'm pretty lonely sometimes I need a friend talk to but I guess no one wants too I guess
    imyourboyhere imyourboyhere 18-21, T 5 hrs ago

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    Memoir of a New Life To say that I had a good relationship with my mother prior to my marriage would be an understatement. She could be overbearing and meddlesome with a very...
    pseudonympublic pseudonympublic 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I had an abortion this passed Wednesday, and I feel nothing but pain. I am a 19 year old cosmetology school graduate who back in July of last year gotten out of an over a year...
    zoey101878 zoey101878 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Oh man...I've kept this hidden for so long. It's a deep kept secret of mine. It hurts a lot to admit but I just feel like letting it out. It's humiliating and stupid and I can't...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Jan 13

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    I met a woman on a night out with the lads this year whilst in a relationship for 8 years. We started having an affair for over a month, and it turned out to be very passionate...
    Lonelyman1977 Lonelyman1977 36-40 5 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    August 3rd, 2013. Sharp pain as I rode home on my pushbike from my grandmother's house. I thought I had drunk my coffee too fast - so shrugging it off I continued to ride...
    snusnu95 snusnu95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Feb 2013 I had me second child, a girl. My first is a boy and was 3 months preemie, so I was over the moon when my girl was full term. Everything had been perfect she was healthy...
    jweiz89 jweiz89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I remember it like it was yesterday. it was last year and I was 13 years old. I was walking through my neighborhood with my best friend amelia. when I saw a dark van pull up...
    pioneer18 pioneer18 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 10

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    About 2 weeks ago I had an abortion. It was the first time I ever got pregnant. I never knew I could get pregnant. I was 6 weeks pregnant when I found out and decided to have my...
    sunrays2525 sunrays2525 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I had posted this on someone else's feed. Had to copy & paste to share with you all.. when I was about 11 we moved into a house that was haunted. My mom & sisters said they would...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M Jan 15

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    My experience so far! In brief, I am 22 years old and the doctors have put me at 5 - 6 weeks pregnant. I have just taken the medical abortion pills and waiting to see what...
    leesha333 leesha333 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I found out I was pregnant with my first very early around 3 weeks. It wasn't planned but we were happy to keep it. We went for an early scan around 9 weeks we got to see a heart...
    Tink1986 Tink1986 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Okay, I'm new at this, and I've read that this helps. Three years ago I had an IUD put in, and I never had a problem with it. Well in September, my period came and went and then...
    Ohanaforever Ohanaforever 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    When I first found out I was pregnant, I posted about it on this site...expressing all the feelings and emotions I was having. I ended up being so excited to be a mom. I bought a...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 6 days ago

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    So first story is from summer camp when I was 12 or 13, I can't remember which. At this camp there's about 10 kids in a cabin so naturally there isn't much privacy. Additionally...
    japps japps 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    My New Years Eve was supposed to be spent working a large house party, but instead I spent New Years Eve being waited on hand and foot and treated like a Queen. I met some of the...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Jan 4

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    I had my abortion January 9/15. It was THE hardest choice I ever had to make. Let me tell you, it is not easy making that choice. I had to make the decision for myself, my loving...
    dollface1990 dollface1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    3 months ago i had an abortion. I was 7 weeks pregnant with my boyfriend of 1 and a half years. I was 19 years old & living at home. I couldn't tell my mum or any of my friends in...
    rkate55 rkate55 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    In high school we had a grad event called car rally. Basically what it was is a scavenger hunt type of thing with a list of objectives to complete while being naked. The teams we...
    jax37 jax37 22-25, M Jan 14

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    I'm 28 years old. I had a moderate sedated abortion for the first time. I was 12 wks pregnant. I had googled its reviews to prepare myself, along with the information the clinic...
    Msijusto Msijusto 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    My cat died the other night, & I'm heartbroken... I'm also traumatized by the botched euthanasia, he had to endure! Cubby was my best friend! I've never been so bonded to an...
    Katherinespost Katherinespost 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yesterday I had to put my cat, Amber, down. She had oral cancer, a very aggressive kind too, and within a matter of two weeks her mouth had swollen until you could no longer see...
    greendaisy01 greendaisy01 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I was in the 9th grade, a kid was handing out peanut M&Ms and he handed me one. ONE. JUST ONE. Usually, I'm EXTREMELY vigilant about those (since peanut M&Ms are SLIGHTLY...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm 18 years old and a waitress. I was oblivious for awhile and had no concern that I was pregnant at all. I was taking my pill and didn't feel it was possible but after some time...
    Manthaxx Manthaxx 18-21, F 28 Responses 1 day ago

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    Do you ever wish you had not met your AP? That life has taken you down another road instead? I wonder what if I had overslept for that client dinner and he had just went with my...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 15 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I am waiting for the one. But I think he will never come. To be honest I never had a boyfriend. But I did have had this someone. At that time I was still so young. But distance...
    1hatemy5elf 1hatemy5elf 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I feel so Brocken inside I don't know what to do anymore, everyday I wake up feeling the same pain and heartbreak I just want to curl up in a ball and be alone. sometimes I think...
    Samanthaann13 Samanthaann13 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I did it!! Well, a little while ago actually. But I got really busy with exams and then the holidays and stuff... so yeah. I was walking home from a party at my friend's place...
    SkunkMePlease SkunkMePlease 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    okay so when I was 14 yes old I started dating a man named David he was 28 I was 14 long story short I got pregnant and at first he was happy and so was I. and then I was even more...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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