Thank you to Sarah for sharing this story of the Kentucky home birth of Amos in Paducah. The full story is published on Sarah’s blog, Salt & Nectar, so click on over there to read the rest!
I get in the pool. At my next contraction, I feel the urge to push and my water breaks. I start pushing and screaming. Minutes later, Amos is crowning. I’m leaning over the side of the pool when his head emerges. My midwife has me get on my back (and by that I mean she and her assistant pick me up and flip me like a pancake). One more push and Amos Edward Holland was born.
Read the whole story here!