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omg no wonder people think home birthers are freaks!

Posted by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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BECAUSE THIS IS HOW THE MEDIA PORTRAYS US!!!


i was discussing my plans to homebirth my next baby and one of my coworkers was all omg youre gonna be like one of those freaks from the back up plan

and then made me watch this clip

and everyone thought it was hilarious ;(


by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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Raeann11
by Bronze Member on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:00 PM

I have seen that before, it is funny. But yes everyone thinks we are nuts.

peaches_04
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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i just wish there were more positive images of home birthing in the media that shows how beautiful it can  be instead of showing us as crazy freaks

Raeann11
by Bronze Member on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:12 PM

Yes I do too.

Quoting peaches_04:

i just wish there were more positive images of home birthing in the media that shows how beautiful it can  be instead of showing us as crazy freaks


mich.el.le
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:17 PM

I laughed..hysterically.  Does that mean I'm going to homebirth hell?

peaches_04
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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Quoting mich.el.le:

I laughed..hysterically.  Does that mean I'm going to homebirth hell?

of course not...i laughed too...the woman sounds likea goat

peaches_04
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:27 PM

even though its funny its still mean:(

peaches_04
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:28 PM

it makes me sad bc it prob scares people away from the concept of home birth

mich.el.le
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:33 PM


Quoting peaches_04:


Quoting mich.el.le:

I laughed..hysterically.  Does that mean I'm going to homebirth hell?

of course not...i laughed too...the woman sounds likea goat

I know. lol 

I'm not surprised it wasn't portrayed in a good light when our culture looks at birth as scary, gross, and dangerous. 

I didn't get a homebirth. :( I was pretty upset about it for a while when I was pregnant but then I sucked it up and started planning for what I could have.

mich.el.le
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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Quoting peaches_04:

it makes me sad bc it prob scares people away from the concept of home birth

I think the show A Baby Story is even worse.  That shows women actually in labor and very few of them do it all naturally.  You see the woman groaning, writhing and screaming in pain until she gets her sweet, peaceful epidural and pops baby right out; or you see her planned cesarean that looks all roses and rainbows. 

TippyD
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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no cracking on the goat birthers!!!... seriously, I had a hospital birth and my husband was totally laughing at me because I kept making goat noises.. he still teases me for it:D

Quoting peaches_04:


Quoting mich.el.le:

I laughed..hysterically.  Does that mean I'm going to homebirth hell?

of course not...i laughed too...the woman sounds likea goat


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