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Home Birth VBAC of Jasper Rain

Posted by Rachael Anita Jones on

Home Birth VBAC of Jasper Rain

FINDING A PROVIDER Before Jasper was even conceived I was already reading about VBACs (vaginal birth after cesarean) and preparing myself for the next birth. I was excited when I found out I was pregnant and was ready to experience a different birth then last time.  We were in Rexburg at the time, but we were planning to move to Moscow, Idaho when I would be around six months. I currently had a very supportive midwife and I was eager to find another in our new town. After some research I found a birth center and decided to call and...

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Cesarean Birth of Violet Ember

Posted by Rachael Anita Jones on

Cesarean Birth of Violet Ember

It’s been 3 years since the birth of the one who made me a mother. Violet’s birth was a trial that helped shape how I live my life today.  I had always known that I wanted a completely natural birth long before I ever got pregnant. So when we discovered that I had placenta previa and vasa previa, I was heartbroken. I struggled to accept that I had to have a cesarean.  We had numerous scans throughout the pregnancy checking to see if anything moved and to make sure everything was safe.  About two weeks before the birth I got...

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