Callum’s Birth Story (Part 2 of 2)

Oh, it was all a blur alright.

Oh, it was all a blur alright.

As mentioned during the previous post,  the second half of Callum’s birth story was written by our doula, Sarah Vine. When she visited us a couple of days after the birth, she sat us down in our living room and read us her version of the last leg of our labor. We were amazed at how much we have forgotten that day. There were definitely a lot of laughs in the process further proving that I had an awesome support system. We could not have done it without her. Well, let me rephrase that. Having her as our advocate definitely made the birthing experience a LOT easier.

Here it is… the final 12 hours through the eyes of our doula: (with some of my reactions in parentheses and italics)

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Callum’s Birth Story (Part 1 of 2)

33 hours of labor produced this perfect pair of feet.

33 hours of labor produced this perfect pair of feet.

I have been meaning to share my birth story. With the roller coaster of emotions that came with the birth of Callum, I wanted to commemorate the event with a detailed post of everything that happened hours before he came into our lives. It has been in the back burner for a while now, so I just decided to hunker down and type away.

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