home birth

Why I (Initially) Said NO! To Home Birth: A Dad’s Journey

The answer all of us, at some point, have given without further discussion: NO! Why is that? My best assessment is because it’s easy. It’s the path of least resistance. Instead of stepping outside of our comfort zone, we resign ourselves to the fact that it’s just easier to avoid or disregard the issue at hand. Now, this answer is perhaps the single most negative syllable in our language and it is certainly the most complex to dissect, because there…

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Frankie’s Home Birth Story | Campbellsville, KY

Thank you for sharing your story, Crystal! There I was, four days past my “due date” on a very hot August night. My husband was working in the room next to me, and I was bouncing away on my exercise ball. I stood up and had a twinge of pain that stopped me in my tracks; I had no idea that was the start of my labor. We began to eat supper while watching our favorite show. I was so…

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Garrett’s Lexington Home Birth Story

Thank you, Cerise for sharing your home birth story! Before and during my pregnancy, I relentlessly researched all of my options for pregnancy and childbirth. After much consideration, we decided to have a homebirth with a midwife. I felt really good and healthy and had an easy, uneventful pregnancy. In fact, the most difficult part of my pregnancy was the constant criticism we received for the decision to have a homebirth. Although the comments were hurtful, I tried not to…

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