Birth Center to Hospital Transfer and Unplanned Cesarean Birth

Pregnant with her first, Alyssa thoroughly enjoyed the beginning of her low-risk first and second trimesters. She had gathered her trusted team of an incredible husband, midwives, doula, and childbirth education via Stephanie Spitzer-Hanks, and made all of her plans surrounding a birth at the Atlanta Birth Center. Luckily, when signs of preeclampsia started creeping up in the third trimester, she was well-prepared to navigate throwing all of those plans out the window and heading to the hospital for an induction (and eventual emergency family-centered cesarean).

Alyssa Oliha Bio

family centered cesarean

Alyssa is currently based in Atlanta with her husband, Felix and their little one, Orion. She has a minor obsession with travel planning, a major sweet tooth (hello, ice cream!), drinks too much coffee, and has watched Moana (Orion’s favorite movie) more times than she can count. As a family, the Oliha’s love to travel, hike, and daydream about road trips across the country. Alyssa works full-time from home, alongside Orion and the two family pups, Thomas & Mika. Connect with her on Instagram @alyssaoliha

Resources

The Birth Hour’s Know Your Options Childbirth Course
Atlanta Birth Center
Chanda Williams (Doula/Photographer)

gentle cesarean photos

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