Monthly Archives: March 2016

It’s now been seven months since Silas was born frank breech, and two things have come to my attention. First: Because I waited a few months to release the images of his birth, many people think he was just born. They don’t realize he’s a happy, healthy, seven month old baby. Second: His sweet mama and I have […]

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Raychel had planned to birth her fourth baby, Silas, at home. Only four days before her due date, she found out he was frank breech. There is a program at OHSU in Portland that allows vaginal breech deliveries, but she was running very low on time to switch providers. She also has a history of short […]

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Later today I will be posting the full series of photos along with more information about the vaginal breech birth I attended last August. For now, here is a small collage. Initially I wasn’t going to do it this way, but facebook decided to remove this collage, even though baby’s genitals are blurred and I […]

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It’s pretty rare to find a provider these days who is both experienced in breech vaginal birth, and willing and able to attend one. There are a few OBGYNs out there who will still do it, and there are definitely some midwives around, but for various reasons it has become fairly unheard of here in the United States. Most […]

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