In today's episode we meet Ashton, who shares her four birth stories. Ashton’s first baby was born via cesarean at 37 weeks due to her doctor estimating that he would be a big baby. Her next two births were hospital VBACs, followed by an HBAC with her fourth baby who was over 10 pounds.
Join us as Ashton shares her birth stories, how she involved her children, specifically her son, in her home birth, and how traveling down the rabbit hole of researching physiological birth can lead to lifestyle changes as a whole. We also discuss how different the perception of VBAC can be between providers or in different areas of the country, the lack of discussion of risks surrounding interventions, inductions and cesareans, the importance of honest and straight forward conversations with your care team, being in control of your choices during pregnancy and birth, how difficult it can be for husbands to witness their wives in pain during labor, and the importance of sharing the home birth stories that aren’t totally serene and peaceful.
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