Birthing Truth: A Collection Of Freebirth Stories

Emilee Saldaya
I Am My Own Authority: Mari's Freebirth After C-Section

I Am My Own Authority: Mari's Freebirth After C-Section

I showed him and he hung up to rush back home. I set up my selfie camera on my phone to record. 1 or 2 more contractions and out baby came! Right into my arms!!! 3:33PM on the day of the New Moon. Intense, but not painful. The intense feeling immediately ceased once baby was out, it was CRAZY. I suctioned the amniotic fluid + whatever other gunk out of her nose and mouth with my own mouth. Turned her over and rubbed her back and just loved on her. I didn’t tear at all. Thanked my placenta for its...

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Emilee Saldaya
Our first freebirth 💗

Our first freebirth 💗

I carried her back to the bathroom where I sat in the tub and nursed her as my husband gave me sips of tea and fed me. He took pictures and we looked her over, just quietly enjoying the first moments together. She was perfect! Time passed, I am not sure exactly how long, maybe 25-40 minutes, and I decided to stand up to see how the placenta was doing. I had an urge to pee. And right as I was about to sit on the toilet, the placenta plopped out.

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Emilee Saldaya
Tara’s Freebirth Story

Tara’s Freebirth Story

Throughout this pregnancy I had no doctors appointments, no doulas/midwives, ultrasounds, Doppler’s, etc. Tara grew inside of me completely undisturbed and I trusted my body the whole time that she would be perfect and healthy.

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Emilee Saldaya
Amanda's Freebirth

Amanda's Freebirth

She was coming down fast. I heard Ian tell the kids it’s birthing noises. I was still on toilet and when I reached between my legs I could feel her bag of waters bulging. I wanted the water to break so bad for relief. I got off the toilet and onto hands and knees and could feel her head emerging and the waters broke as it did. Ian was behind me at this point. I think I was saying get out as in baby in my body and next thing I knew, baby was out. I was breathing heavy and...

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