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December 2021 was supposed to be beautiful and miraculous and I was determined to have my best birth yet.  I was vegan my entire first trimester and worked out four to five days a week my entire pregnancy.  I was the definition of health.  I had previously had two c-sections and was beyond determined to have an all-natural VBAC this time around.  No amount of pain could stop me.Then December came. I came down with what started as a cold and quickly became uncontrollable fevers, body aches, and an unrelenting cough. On December 4, I tested positive for COVID-19 at 40 weeks pregnant. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t terrified but I was still pushing for an all-natural birth no matter the circumstances.

An unplanned labour

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