Birthing Truth: A Collection Of Freebirth Stories

Emilee Saldaya
Surprise Breech Freebirth

Surprise Breech Freebirth

He was breech I couldn't believe it. Being able to push and get him out felt AMAZING! And seeing my son for the first time was true BLISS!!! Nothing in this world like it. I couldn't not believe how fast my son came. It took about 3-3 ½ hours!!! After he came out it took him a few seconds or a minute to cry. Than not long after that my placenta came out no problem!! What an incredible feeling!!!

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Emilee Saldaya
Leticia's Freebirth at 42+2

Leticia's Freebirth at 42+2

I started to feel something move down, and then bulge out, wasn’t sure though what it was in the moment. I finally felt it come out more with FER. My body was practically vomiting the head out. Oh boy did that burn. I supported my perineum with both hands. Once the head made it out I instantly felt relief! And said “I’m almost done.” 3 more contractions and body was out. Wow, I cried. I did it!

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Emilee Saldaya
The Birth Of Journey Rose

The Birth Of Journey Rose

The birth of my daughter was different from my last two births which were in hospitals and involved interventions. I was so in tune with what was happening with my body and intuitively I knew exactly what to do each step of the way. I’m grateful I finally got to experience what birth truly is, undisturbed and with the support of my husband. Having my daughter only confirmed the power I hold as a women and for that I’m thankful.

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Emilee Saldaya
Birthing Outside in Power & Instinct

Birthing Outside in Power & Instinct

I worried about my team growing tired, but I felt absolutely no fatigue myself. I also worried that this could go on for a very long time, though. Within an hour of getting in the pool I wondered how far along I was and decided to feel inside myself. There was the amniotic sac, which was intact. Wow! Things were much closer than I knew. But I also felt a slight bit of stiff cervix left and knew that I wasn't yet fully dilated. I didn't really say anything to anyone. Andrew and Maya had been inside the tipi with...

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