Mom defies doctor, has baby her way

On December 16, 2010, in Blog, by Bellybuds

Aneka gave birth to a healthy boy this month at home, after she had given birth to three children through Cesarean section.

Aneka made a controversial health decision by giving birth vaginally to her fourth child after three previous C-sections.

(CNN) – On Thursday, December 2, as Aneka sat at home nine months pregnant, the phone rang.

It was her obstetrician wanting to know where the heck she was. Did Aneka forget that today was the day for her cesarean section? How could she have forgotten?

No, Aneka hadn’t forgotten. She hadn’t shown up intentionally.

“She told me, ‘You’re being irresponsible. Your baby could die. You could die,’” Aneka recalls. Then the doctor hung up.

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