Category Archives: Birth, Babies, and More

Failed Vasectomy? Or Successful God?

Last month I shared with you my birth stories, and I found it to be a lot of fun to reminisce those births.  Today I want to take the time to share with you our surprise story, which some people call a failed vasectomy.  But now I can see this event as God being successful at doing some good work. Continue reading Failed Vasectomy? Or Successful God?

Our Fifth Childbirth: Surprise!

This is the final birth story, in my series of childbirth’s; you can read more about my other birth stories here.  Every woman’s response to birth, medication, and postpartum is different.  This is my personal experience; consult your doctor before making decisions about your pregnancy, and labor.

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After having my fourth child, my husband underwent a vasectomy.  He followed doctor’s orders, and after two check-ups with the doctor, he was confirmed as infertile.

Nine months later, the Lord decided to override our plans, and the surgery.

We were dumbfounded by our little surprise!  Continue reading Our Fifth Childbirth: Surprise!

Each week I will share one of my birth stories with you.  You can read more about my first birth, second birth, and third birth experiences.  Every woman’s response to birth, medication, and postpartum is different.  This is my personal experience; consult your doctor before making decisions about your pregnancy, and labor.

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If you’ve been following my birth stories, you’ve already read my first three child-birth stories.  And if by now, you’re tired of reading about my birth stories, let me assure you that by the time I was pregnant with my fourth child, I was tired of birthing!

I was ready to give birth the Continue reading Child Birth: When Birth Doesn’t Go As Planned

Childbirth The Third Time: I Got This One In The Bag!

Each week I will share one of my birth stories with you.  Every woman’s response to birth, medication, and postpartum is different.  This is my personal experience; consult your doctor before making decisions about your pregnancy, and labor.

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Since my second labor was so wonderful, I felt that I could handle anything that came my way.  I didn’t anticipate a stubborn baby who wanted to stick around in mommy’s belly.

My first two labors were characterized with signs of early labor during the last month of pregnancy.  So that’s what I expected with this labor.  And even though I had some contractions, they didn’t progress anywhere, and I wasn’t Continue reading Childbirth The Third Time: I Got This One In The Bag!

A Natural Child Birth Experience: Baby #2

Each week I will share one of my birth stories with you.  Every woman’s response to birth, medication, and postpartum is different.  This is my personal experience; consult your doctor before making decisions about your pregnancy, and labor.

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In my first child birth experience that I shared last week, I really do feel that the effects of the medication I received during my first labor impacted my recovery.  I’m not saying that’s how it is with everyone, but that is my personal experience.  Continue reading A Natural Child Birth Experience: Baby #2

My Unnatural Childbirth: Baby #1

Each week I’d like to share with you my series of childbirths a series of my birth stories.  Every woman’s response to birth, medication, and postpartum is different.  This is my personal experience.

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When I had my first baby, I didn’t exactly jump into the mother role right away.  Continue reading My Unnatural Childbirth: Baby #1