Delivering her son at home made Sarah Cronan feel strong, powerful and, quite simply, euphoric, she writes.
Jennifer Love Hewitt says her husband was "solid as a rock" in the labour room.
Jennifer Scollin had no idea she was pregnant until she went into labour.
"Oh, my God," the resident said. "You tore the cord." The next few minutes were a blur of voices and passing figures
I knew my son would be my last baby, and in comparison to his sisters, his birth story is the best.
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Home births vs hospital births are always a hot topic and a large new study is stirring the conversation.
"You can't print our real names because people would be shocked. But when our second child is born I'm not going to be there."
Who do you want with you when you give birth - just your partner or a bigger support team?
Former Home and Away actress Jodi Gordon says the birth of her daughter felt like something out of a movie.
A common perception is that a woman's body will know what to do in a second labour making it easier than the first time.
For me, there was only one birth option that would help keep my physical and mental wellbeing intact.
'I didn't think you were the type to have an elective caesarean,' said an acquaintance when I told her of my plans.
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