Tag Archives : VBAC


Breastfeeding Through One Twin’s Congenital Heart Disease and Open Heart Surgery 1

The decision to breastfeed my twins was automatic; it never occurred to me not to nurse them, and despite the fact that it was two babies, I never worried for a second that I would not have enough milk. I actually worried that I would have too much. I blamed […]

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Olivia’s Roadside Breech-Footling Surprise Twin VBAC 2

Some things:  My first baby, Bruin, was born in 2009 via cesarean, and I feel it was truly unnecessary- a standard cascade of interventions story.  I knew within months of his birth that my next child would be born at home.  There are lots of reasons, but that is not […]

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From “No way” to “Best way for me” – my journey to twin homebirth 2

I wanted to share my story here so that those who do not understand why someone might choose to homebirth multiples could have a little more insight into the decision-making process that goes into it. This essay isn’t to convince anyone to birth at home, or that home is superior […]


Birth Stories

On our Facebook group, we recently put together a file with our favorite birth stories online! Here are a few of the highlights for you to enjoy! Christy’s birth story (twins, VBAC, homebirth, nuchal cord, PPH): http://thinkingsoutherner.blogspot.com/2007/07/my-twin-vbachbac-birth-story_18.html Olivia’s birth story (surprise twins, VBAC, car birth, cord prolapse): http://blog.ican-online.org/2012/04/12/olivias-birth-story-a-whole-lot-of-surprises/ Melissa’s birth […]


Research & Studies

Most of us are interested in Naturally Parenting Twins because we find that there is inherent wisdom in the “natural” way of doing things (however we define that), even as we are thankful for those times that medical intervention is available when warranted. Frequently, our providers, not recognizing how much […]

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