The basic run down, is pretty much what I expected. As long as I don't experience any blood pressure issues, like I did with Nolan, than all should be a go for a home birth if I choose. If my blood pressure issues resurface, which honestly I think they will, than my care would have to be transferred to an OB. While I understand why this has to be done, I do not like it.
One thing I was quite thrilled about is her ease and understanding of transferring in and out of care if need be. I can start with her and she'll help me transition to an OB if I need too or I can start with an OB and if no blood pressure issues arrive and I am confident in a home birth, I can transfer back to her at about any point in time. I found this incredibly reassuring knowing that the decision I make now is not the ultimate decider for the remainder of my pregnancy.
She also informed me, which I didn't know, that TGH will do gentle induction for VBAC patients. That was quite a surprise to me and another source of relief. While I hope that BP issues aren't a problem, it's nice to know that IF they are, we have options. I won't have an OB in my face screaming C-SECTION, C-SECTION!! They will actually attempt to induce me first and let me try for a vaginal birth. Albeit, hooked up to monitors and IVs and the like, but still. ((See, this is me trying to be optimistic))
Ultimately the consultation brought me a lot of answers and some clarification on things and I am beyond happy that I got up the nerve to make the appointment. She was amazing and I hope that this pregnancy is picture perfect and I can have her as my MW, but only time will tell.
To end today on a very happy note. A few pictures from Nolan's 2nd Bday!!
On the way to the zoo!!! ((2 and still RF FWIW ;-))
Nolan and Daddy
He seriously loved this turtle. He kept following it along the bottom of the glass!!
He kept staring every time kids walked by <3 br="">3>
Daddy wimped out on feeding the Rhino's so I took it for a spin!! Kind of.... slobbery! An interesting experience, for sure!