Silka – A healing & calm HBA2C with placenta accreta
In this episode, we meet Silka, a mother of three who desperately wanted to experience a vaginal birth when she was pregnant with her first baby.
After booking in with the birth centre and feeling ready to vaginally birth her baby, she felt that her baby wasn’t thriving and had a growth scan to check on her baby.
After finding out that her baby had Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and after a week in hospital for monitoring Silka was shocked to learn the next day she would deliver her baby by c-section.
Something she had never considered and felt very overwhelmed by.
Her tiny baby was sent to NICU as soon as she was born for weeks and Silka knew something was wrong and suspected Deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
Knowing she wanted a VBAC with her next baby Silka advocated for a VBAC where she felt she was constantly being the told of the risk of VBAC.
After being told after a growth scan her baby would be 12-13 pounds at delivery Silka felt pushed into another C-section.
Suffering birth trauma and not planning on another baby, Silka was surprised to find herself pregnant a few years later and unsure of what to do after being told once two c-sections that was her only choice moving forward.
Silka advocated for herself yet again and felt deeply she wanted to have a VBA2C, connecting with a supportive midwife to finding herself on a journey to homebirth Silka experienced a calm and healing HBA2C.
This story is filled with so many twists and turns that it’s surely not one to be missed!
Listen to this episode to find out more about Silka’s healing homebirth after 2- csections.
I hope you enjoy this episode!