This mama has the most interesting birth history of anyone I know, except possibly me! Her 1st baby was a surprise breech who was successfully born at home and caught by her very eager daddy 2 years ago. When thinking about her newest little ones birth I figured nothing could be more exciting and shocking than that previous experience! I was wrong though. Henry was born just a few hours after Evangeline was (her photos are one post down.) In fact, the midwife and I went straight from her birth to his, but by the time *I* had driven the 30 minutes across town he had already come! Apparently I missed the birth by only 2 minutes and the midwife just barely made it! And, I *really* mean it when I say just barely! :-)
This is what I saw when I 1st walked in…
the herbal bath taken in the birth tub that hadn’t even had a chance to fill before he arrived…
This next group of pictures looks a little different and there are a few reasons for that, the biggest one being that I was actually in the shower (seperate from the tub obviously…) shooting the birth through the glass! That was a 1st for me ~ I have been on countertops and bathtub ledges before, but never in the shower. heehee!