Juneau Family Birth Center

Olivia’s Birth Story

My labor varied so much from what was considered average or common. Classes taught me to expect 12 hours of early labor, and that I would enter the transition phase followed by a brief break before pushing began. Neither of those were true for me during my 57.5 hour labor

Griff’s Birth Story

My labor varied so much from what was considered average or common. Classes taught me to expect 12 hours of early labor, and that I would enter the transition phase followed by a brief break before pushing began. Neither of those were true for me during my 57.5 hour labor

Erik’s Birth Story

My labor varied so much from what was considered average or common. Classes taught me to expect 12 hours of early labor, and that I would enter the transition phase followed by a brief break before pushing began. Neither of those were true for me during my 57.5 hour labor

Uri’s Birth Story – Told by Mom

My labor varied so much from what was considered average or common. Classes taught me to expect 12 hours of early labor, and that I would enter the transition phase followed by a brief break before pushing began. Neither of those were true for me during my 57.5 hour labor

Uri’s Birth Story – Told by Papa

My labor varied so much from what was considered average or common. Classes taught me to expect 12 hours of early labor, and that I would enter the transition phase followed by a brief break before pushing began. Neither of those were true for me during my 57.5 hour labor

Eleira’s Birth Story

My labor varied so much from what was considered average or common. Classes taught me to expect 12 hours of early labor, and that I would enter the transition phase followed by a brief break before pushing began. Neither of those were true for me during my 57.5 hour labor

Lucien’s Birth Story

Our baby was a complete surprise; sort of.

Cooper’s Birth Story

Since this was my fourth child, I felt I knew my body well enough to choose my own level of care.

Addi’s Birth Story

I waited and waited every day after the day I was able to have my planned Birth here in Juneau. I expected to go early.

Nel’s Birth Story

We were planning a home birth, but didn’t have a home until the final hour. That kept things exciting.