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The story before the VBAC

“…I made my birth plan after a lot of thought, prayer, research, and many talks with Sterling and our midwife, Rebekah. I decided to labor at home and give my baby and body a chance. We were hopeful, but we also knew the risks, and I prepped a hospital bag. After 30 hours of labor,…

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HBC T-Shirts and Onesies on Sale

I’m trying to reduce my Homebirth Cesarean inventory (it’s taking up precious office space) and so I’m offering a special sale on Homebirth Cesarean t-shirts and onesies (while supplies last). The t-shirts are regularly $25 but now are on sale for $15, which includes US shipping. These scoop-neck shirts are pre-shrunk and super comfy. http://homebirthcesarean.org/t-shirt/ The…

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Plan C

“When I became pregnant with my first child, I had no doubt that homebirth was the path for us.  We hired an incredible midwife, went to homebirth prep classes, ordered our tub and figured out how to get our wonky sink faucet to connect to a lead-free hose and how to then siphon out the…

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HBCI Dissolution

Hello Community, I’m sharing this message from me (Courtney)  and on behalf of HBCI’s Board of Directors. Friends and Supporters of HBCI, We regretfully inform you that Homebirth Cesarean International (the nonprofit) has made the difficult decision to dissolve. We have made this choice after much deliberation and wholeheartedly feel that we cannot continue as…

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I Am The Face

In an effort to support women who suffer from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and/or postpartum-PTSD, we are sharing photos from our community. Photos that put a face to depression, anxiety, PTSD, mania, self-harm. Only by stepping into the light, by sharing our stories, our hearts, and our pain can we acknowledge the journey of mothers….

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OB-GYN and HBC Mom of Two

In an effort to support women who suffer from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and/or postpartum-PTSD, we are sharing photos from our community. Photos that put a face to depression, anxiety, PTSD, mania, self-harm. Only by stepping into the light, by sharing our stories, our hearts, and our pain can we acknowledge the journey of mothers….

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Coming to Terms

In an effort to support women who suffer from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and/or postpartum-PTSD, we are sharing photos from our community. Photos that put a face to depression, anxiety, PTSD, mania, self-harm. Only by stepping into the light, by sharing our stories, our hearts, and our pain can we acknowledge the journey of mothers….

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On Mother’s Day, I feel hidden in the shadows

In an effort to support women who suffer from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and/or postpartum-PTSD, we are sharing photos from our community. Photos that put a face to depression, anxiety, PTSD, mania, self-harm. Only by stepping into the light, by sharing our stories, our hearts, and our pain can we acknowledge the journey of mothers….

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The Face of Anxiety and Daily Health Issues

In an effort to support women who suffer from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and/or postpartum-PTSD, we are sharing photos from our community. Photos that put a face to depression, anxiety, PTSD, mania, self-harm. Only by stepping into the light, by sharing our stories, our hearts, and our pain can we acknowledge the journey of mothers….

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The Face of Loss

In an effort to support women who suffer from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and/or postpartum-PTSD, we are sharing photos from our community. Photos that put a face to depression, anxiety, PTSD, mania, self-harm. Only by stepping into the light, by sharing our stories, our hearts, and our pain can we acknowledge the journey of mothers….

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