Audrey Pauline Elder’s Birth Story ~ 8.21.12 ~ 5:54 am ~ 7 lbs, 7 oz

Audrey’s parents, Lyra and Lee Elder, were model students of Portland Hypnobabies. I am so proud of them!

Please feel free to share their story with friends and family so the world can learn how peaceful birth can be.

Audrey Pauline Elder’s Birth Story ~ 8.21.12 ~ 5:54 am ~ 7 lbs, 7 oz

We transferred our care to Andaluz Watherbirth Center Monday morning (8.20.12) at 41 weeks and 5 days, only 2 days to 42 weeks, the day our OB wanted us to induce.  Our initial intake appointment at Birth Center was at 4 pm Monday afternoon, at that point I was having some “different” feeling pressure waves and I had been experiencing some new cramping sensations for the past few days.

After our appointment, my husband, Lee and I went out to Vietnamese downtown and had some spicy Pho soup and went for a walk along the waterfront.  At this point, I was experiencing manageable pressure waves and we noticed they seemed to be occurring a bit more consistently, about every 20-30 minutes apart.  After our walk we headed home, with a lot of excitement and anticipation of “could this really be IT? ~ finally, the day we have been waiting for these 10 long months.

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Hypnobaby twins birthed vaginally? Why yes…

••• Reposted From Hypnobabies •••

Thanks to Anna Calloway for sharing her story with us.

“Hypnobabies taught me invaluable lessons I will take with me always. It made my pregnancy and childbirth a very positive and wonderful experience. I was determined to deliver my twins naturally, no c-section. Hypnobabies gave me the tools to use my mind and self-hypnosis to make it happen. When I delivered, both babies were head down and I was able to deliver vaginally, as I wanted.

During labor and delivery, Hypnobabies prepared me to stay calm and focused so there was no pain. I remember sitting in the bathtub during my birth thinking, ‘I can’t believe this is working; it doesn’t hurt.’

My whole experience was calm, powerful, and happy. When my babies were born, they were calm and happy as well, and they are still very calm babies.”

For more naturally vaginally birthed twin stories, try this link to Hypnobabies!