After spending her pregnancy preparing for a midwife home birth, Anthea finds out at 33 weeks that her baby is breech. Tune in as we start a new journey on The Real Midwives
Anthea C. Episode 7
After hitting "The Wall" Anthea accesses her inner strength and soon begins pushing guided by her intuition alone with no coaching. Tune in as she guides us through the end of her birth and finishes this 'Real Midwives' journey by talking through the juxtaposition of her two births and what she learned through the experiences.
Anthea C. Episode 6
Three days past her due date, Anthea starts feeling contractions. At 5:30am the birthing team arrives and as labor intensifies Anthea calms her mind to help overcome the physical intensity.
Anthea C. Episode 5
Midwife Davi Kaur Khalsa from TLC midwifery joins the conversation, discussing the final weeks leading up to the birth of Anthea's baby. Davi shares her tips and tricks to keep babies head down after flipping from a breech position. Anthea continues to plan a homebirth with fingers crossed the baby stays head down.
Anthea C. Episode 4
After meeting with her doctor to discuss her vaginal breech delivery, Anthea finds out that her baby has turned head down! She has now switched back to planning her dream home-birth experience, while still keeping the hospital as a backup plan should the baby flip again. Will her baby stay head down or flip back to a breech position? Stay tuned next week for the continued journey of Anthea.
Anthea C. Episode 3
Now pregnant with baby number two, Anthea is once again planning for a home birth when she once again finds out that this baby is also breech. Unfortunately, the doctor who attended her original vaginal breech delivery has retired. With her options severely limited, the pressure is on for Anthea to find another doctor open to vaginal breech birth or for her baby to turn head down.
Anthea C. Episode 2
After exhausting all of the known methods, modalities and procedures, the baby still refuses to turn and Anthea decides to go for a vaginal breech birth at the hospital.
Anthea C. Episode 1
After spending her pregnancy preparing for a midwife home birth, Anthea finds out at 33 weeks that her baby is breech. Tune in as we start a new journey on The Real Midwives.