Birthing A Posterior Baby

Birthing A Posterior Baby

Finally, after about an hour of pushing, Charlie FINALLY flipped.  What a difference!  I could finally feel contractions in my front and all of my back pain disappeared instantly.  However, by this point, I was so tired that I didn't know if I could finish it.  All the while, the team of nurses, René, Mike and Dr. Barrios provided nothing but support and in those "I can't do this" moments (of which I had quite a few), they looked deep into my eyes and reassured me that I could do this.  I was doing this.  Michelle Barton

René was a fantastic doula! Having René at the birth was a huge help for my wife and for myself. She did a great job of coaching my wife through the different stages of the process. She also did a great job of keeping me from getting overwhelmed and lost in the moment by giving me subtle hints or gentle instructions about things I could do to help. I was also extremely impressed with René's ability to work with the hospital staff.  Mike Barton

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Two Different Experiences

Two Different Experiences

I remember very little exact detail, but what I do remember is René's voice in my ear, painting a visual of the beautiful sunset outside our window and telling me that I was a powerful birthing woman, exactly what I needed to hear to have the strength and confidence to keep going.

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