I had so much suspense surrounding my very first birth story, nothing was unexpected (except that I got to cut the cord!!) but feelings of anticipation were strong. I will admit that I was a bit eager and very excited to be there for Pheobe Kate's birth. It couldn't have been more amazing and I was truly honored to be a part of it.
I arrived in the afternoon on a beautiful day and Pheobie arrived that night by natural birth. Although Dad just missed her by 15 minutes, mom was strong with the support of big brother and family. Once 6cm was reached, it seemed like everything happened so fast and before we knew it, she had arrived. Here's Pheobe Kate's story: