Peyton Jay’s birth story By Jill

I had a rough go of it, that last month of pregnancy. (Not that the first 4 � months of morning sickness wasn’t miserable) On Feb.10th , the Dr. put me on bed rest because of elevated blood pressure and MAJOR water retention ..I was starting to resemble a hot air balloon. On Feb.22nd 9:00pm, … Read more

Mikayla’s Birth Story By KATHI JO PAYNE

I was about 34 weeks pregnant when I started developing high blood pressure. At 37 weeks my provider suggested I stop working. He requested I go to the hospital to have a non-stress test done that Friday morning. I arrived with my suitcase in the trunk just in case. I was hooked up to the … Read more

Camden’s Birth Story By LMSWRITE

     Camden was due in June, but one March afternoon I awoke from a nap to discover I was having contractions. I called the doctor and was told to go to the hospital immediately. The doctors tried everything to stop labor — two medications, even inverting the bed so my head was lower than my … Read more

Gabe’s descent to Earth By Alison

I became pregnant unexpectedly at the tender age of 20. I was in college full-time and working full-time. The father and I were close friends who had recently decided to up the stakes in our relationship. He was 18 and still in high school. The baby was conceived on the evening of our first date, … Read more

Kathy’s early arrival By Penny

June 19, ’98 I was sitting on the floor playing video game. I had a bothersome pregnacy from the 10th week on. I had been on bedrest and had only been allowed up about the last month. I started feeling some cramping but didn’t think about it much. I was only 24 weeks along and … Read more

Evan’s Brithstory By Kelly

My husband and I found out we were pregnant and due in September. From the very begining I had problems, my morning sickness was very bad, I lost 15 pounds because I couldn’t keep anything in me. After 3 months, my sickness went away and everything to me, was going fine. Then one night I … Read more

Caitlyn’s Birth Story By Heather

This was my second and last baby and I was determined to have my way in the delivery room! I had a nightmare of an experience with my first born son, Jacob. I had an uneventful pregnancy. My doctor was determined to go by my LMP for my due date even though I knew it … Read more

Brianna’s Birth Story By Jenny

I guess to begin with it is important to know that I was 17, newly married and very scared when I found out that I was pregnant with Brianna. Everything went as planned until we had 8 weeks to go. It was around 10:00pm and I experienced a gush of fluid from my vagina. I … Read more