Birth Story of Joe H: Unmedicated Birth at Special Delivery Birth Center

Birth Story of Joe H: Unmedicated Birth at Special Delivery Birth Center

I was 38 weeks and 6 days. I went to work that day then left early for my scheduled midwife appointment. Elizabeth said I was 3 cm and that it would be a while- this was at 2pm. I went shopping then went home and took a nap. I ate a snack at about 6, then went to prenatal yoga. My water broke when I sat up at the end of yoga! It was at about 8 pm.

I drove home and told my husband and texted my doula. Contractions started within an hour. I then sat on a birth ball and we watched My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Also, my husband had to install the car seat!

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