Birth Stories

A Home Birth in Owensboro

Thank you to Amy for sharing this lovely story of the 2013 home birth of her baby girl in Owensboro, Kentucky. ———- I had been having irregular contractions on and off for a few weeks. Every night around suppertime I played the immortal game of “Is it, or isn’t it?” So on the day of my 40 week prenatal appointment I was burning with curiosity to see if I had made any progress. When the midwife checked me, she excitedly informed…

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The Birth of Liliana

Thank you to Erin for sharing this lovely story of the 2010 home birth of Liliana in Louisville, Kentucky. ———- My 3rd daughter was born on a Wednesday morning, on the 25th of August 2010. For those doing the math, she came at 41 weeks gestation. Her birth story, however, begins a looooong 4 weeks before. I had a fantastic pregnancy. I felt amazing (other than the 23 weeks of “morning sickness” but that’s my normal, so whatever). I spent June…

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Share Your Kentucky Home Birth Story

Have you had a home birth in Kentucky?  If the answer is yes, then you can help us put a face on home birth in Kentucky. We are starting a series on our blog featuring birth stories and photos from real Kentucky families.  Not only is it important to share our birth stories, but it is especially important that we share our stories of babies born at home in Kentucky.  The more we talk about and share our experiences, the…

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