Continuing with our Confessions Series, where readers submit stories on a variety of childbirth and parenting topics, here is Jessica's birth story. Jessica had a traumatic experience with her previous birth and prepared to birth unassisted this time. But unforeseen circumstances developed, leading her to visit the hospital for the NST and biophysical monitoring. The doctors found that the placenta was calcified and that her fluid levels were low.
© Jessica C, 2012