Discussion in 'Parenting' started by sweetdreadlover, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. sweetdreadlover

    sweetdreadlover TattooedRainbowGurl

    It finally happened! I am 5 weeks 4 days pregnant!!!!!....I am so so so happy!!!! My only issue is finding a trustworthy homebirthing midwife in eugene oregon...if anyone can help me out there i would be most appreciative!!!!...thanks so much!!
  2. shaina

    shaina No War Know Peace

    congratulations!!!!!!! i actually know of one i just don't know her name off of the top of my head let me get back to you
  3. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

    EUgene, you should be able to find one.....
  4. Sage-Phoenix

    Sage-Phoenix Imagine

    Yay congrats :)
  5. hummblebee

    hummblebee hipstertist.

    Yay! We all knew it would happen for you! :) I'll ask some family I've got out there... no doubt they'll know of a midwife! (In fact, my sis *planned* to have her little one in Eugene, but they ended up moving p to p-town early in her pg...) So happy for you!
  6. Earthy Mama

    Earthy Mama Feel my wrath... ;)

    omg! yesss! congrats! I am soooo happy and excited for you! welcome to the mommy club bree :)
  7. SugarStash

    SugarStash Member

    Congratulations!!! I'm so glad that it finally happened for you! Sorry, no help on the midwife front, as I live on the other side of the country, but I know you'll find a great one!
  8. HippyFreek

    HippyFreek Vintage Member

    Congratulations! And welcome to the world of craziness!

    As a fellow plus-size mother, I can share a lot of insight into the risks of being a fluffy pregnant momma, the medical field's view of us, and how midwifes, while helping us, have to still cover their own butts.

    A good website is

    It's full of inspiration and information as you journey through pregnancy and breastfeeding. Also, if you suffer from PCOS, please look into treatment as this might hender your milk supply. And if you have small breasts for your frame, see an IBCLC to discuss any breastfeeding issues that might result.

    All in all, congrats again! *hugs*

    ETA: A midwife in the area: EUGENE
    Jesica Dolin, CPM, LDM (Licensed Midwife)

    More info at
  9. barefoot_kirstyn

    barefoot_kirstyn belly flop

    CONGRATS! and welcome to the club! :D
  10. Dakota's Mom

    Dakota's Mom Senior Member

    Congrats on the new babe. I love seeing more hippie babies on here, especially when the mommies have struggled to get them started.

  11. jgirl

    jgirl Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

  12. sweetdreadlover

    sweetdreadlover TattooedRainbowGurl

    awww thanks so much erin!!! and humblebee!!..i thank you very luck on the midwife front getting worried cuz im almost 6 weeks...any help?
  13. Bumble

    Bumble Senior Member

    CONGRATS!!!! I'm sooooo happy for you! So did it happen after you stopped worrying about it not happening?
  14. shaina

    shaina No War Know Peace

    the following midwives are in eugene or,
    Contact: Georganne Clark
    Address: Eugene, OR 97402
    Phone: 541 242 3601
    Detail: I am a midwife serving the Eugene area in an established homebirth practice and offering kind, compassionate in-home care at affordable prices. Waterbirth, labor support doula services and childbirth education; group, private and sibling classes available. All services offered on a sliding scale. Early pregnancy and preconception consultation also available. Empowerment through natural birth!

    Ten Moons Rising Midwifery Services
    Contact: Elise Hansen, CPM
    Address: 541 W. 21st Ave.
    Eugene, OR 97405
    Phone: 541-953-8673
    Detail: Gentle, noninterventive Homebirth Services in Eugene, Oregon area. Waterbirth, prenatal and postpartum care. Also, labor support for hospital and birth center births and childbirth preparation classes. I trust implicitly in normalcy of birth (have birthed 4 children)and provide safe, compassionate care for the homebirthing family. Se habla espanol.
  15. Krsna Bhakti

    Krsna Bhakti d-_-b JAMMING

    Congrats big time :) Glad to see how excited you are too! Good luck and much love to your family :)
  16. hippychickmommy

    hippychickmommy Sugar and Spice

    Many congratulations to you! May you have a happy and healthy pregnancy!

    {{{Hugs and belly rubs!!!}}}
  17. sweetdreadlover

    sweetdreadlover TattooedRainbowGurl

    I have used, and it seems thats who i am going with :):)..I am sooo nervous...and i am sooo excited at the same time...does anyone know anything about this midwifery clinic persay?
  18. shaina

    shaina No War Know Peace

    nope i don't know anything about them i just looked them up on the page
  19. sweetdreadlover

    sweetdreadlover TattooedRainbowGurl

    Uh story.I gave up trying and ended up prego two days later...LOLOLOL
  20. drumminmama

    drumminmama Super Moderator Lifetime Supporter

    mazel tov.
    wishing you an uneventful pregnancy and safe delivery of a healthy babe.

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