Birth Stories

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Lily - 3/20/12
Place of Delivery: Home
Care Provider:
Kim Verbarg
Description: Mother has a home birth after cesarean. Story includes father's point of view.

Mercy - 3/18/12
Place of Delivery: Breath of Life
Care Provider:
Vikki
Description:
Mother's water broke and labor did not start right away.

Isabel - 2/23/12
Place of Delivery: Tampa General
Care Provider:
USF Physician's Group
Description: Mother has a VBAC in a hospital

Avery - 12/9/11
Place of Delivery: Birth Center
Care Provider:
Labor of Love, Lutz
Description: A first baby born in less than 8 hours

Kathryn - 10/30/11
Place of Delivery: St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
Care Provider:
The Woman’s Group
Description: Mother has a quick birth and gets to the hospital just in time

Clara Justine - 9/27/11
Place of Delivery: Breath of Life
Care Provider:
Vickie
Description: Told by the father, a mother has a long labor

Carsten- 1/31/11
Place of Delivery: Tampa General
Care Provider:
Women's Health Care
Description: A mother goes past her due date and has a natural birth

Ivy - 11/24/10
Place of Delivery: University Community Hospital
Care Provider:
Insignia Care for Women
Description:
A mother's first birth happens quickly.

Dexter & Charlotte - 4/14/09 & 11/4/10
Place of Delivery: Home (Charlotte's birth)
Care Provider:
Jill Adams (Charlotte's birth)
Description:
Dexter & Charlottes' birth stories. Two very different birth experiences.

Tucker - 2/21/10
Place of Delivery: Countryside Birthing Place
Care Provider:
Gina Tregillus
Description:
First child born at a birth center.

Jackson - 10/27/09
Place of Delivery: Home
Care Provider:
Jill Adams
Description:
A couple's second homebirth.

Trinity - 9/5/09
Place of Delivery: Home
Care Provider:
Sarah Jones Midwifery
Description:
Home birth after a previous hospital birth with pitocin.

Caroline Leigh - 8/29/09
Place of Delivery: Home
Care Provider:
Jill Adams
Description:
Home birth after a previous cesarean section (HBAC).

Maddox - 7/18/09
Place of Delivery: Labor of Love Birth Center, Lutz
Care Provider:
Bea
Description:
A second baby born at a birth center.

Kaden - 7/10/09
Place of Delivery: Tampa General Hospital
Care Provider:
Dr. Cox, USF Physician's Group
Description:
Natural VBAC in a hospital after a slow-to-start labor.

Mirielle - 6/19/09
Place of Delivery: Car
Care Provider:
Planned birth at St. Joe's
Description:
Mom leaves hospital against medical advice.

Katie - 5/10/09
Place of Delivery: My Place or Yours Birth Center
Care Provider:
Jennifer
Description:
Vaginal breech birth at a birth center.

Addison F - 10/14/08
Place of Delivery: St. Jospeh's Hospital
Care Provider:
Dr. Serrano, The Woman's Group
Description:
Natural birth at a hospital.

Ian - 7/9/08
Place of Delivery: Breath of Life
Care Provider:
Chris Hildebrandt
Description:
First child, born in water with 14 hour labor.

Abigail & Annabelle - 3/8/08
Place of Delivery: Tampa General Hospital
Care Provider:
USF Physician's Group
Description:
Twins born via c-section.

Addison T - 11/29/07
Place of Delivery: Home
Care Provider:
Gina from Countryside Birthing Place
Description:
Our fourth child is born at home in a birthing tub.

Jordan - 4/12/07
Place of Delivery: Home
Care Provider:
Gina & Jill from Countryside Birthing Place
Description:
A couple's first child is born at home.

Owen - 4/8/07
Place of Delivery: Labor of Love Birth Center, Lutz
Care Provider:
Robin & Bea
Description:
Natural birth in a birth center after a very long labor.

Chase - 11/3/06
Place of Delivery: St. Jospeh's Hospital
Care Provider:
Dr. Wahba, The Woman's Group
Description:
Natural hospital birth after mother receives pitocin.

Lily & Logan - 8/23/05
Place of Delivery: St. Jospeh's Hospital
Care Provider:
Dr. Levitt, St. Joseph's Specialty Services
Description:
Twins born in a hospital at 32 weeks, in the NICU for 4 weeks.

Max - 2/16/05
Place of Delivery: Home
Care Provider:
Gina & LuAnn from Countryside Birthing Place
Description:
A waterbirth at home

Marc - 6/1/04
Place of Delivery: Labor of Love Birth Center, Lutz
Care Provider:
Rebekah
Description:
A water birth at a birthing center.

 

 

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