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Hypertension & Three Day Hospital Induction

Brie developed hypertension late in her first pregnancy and delivered her daughter on Father’s Day after an exhausting 3 day long induction at Stanford Children’s Hospital.

Six Hour Home Waterbirth

After a thankfully unremarkable second pregnancy, her son was born at home in a birth pool in their dining room after a powerful six hour labor on Valentine’s Day.

Brie Buxton Bio

Brie is a musical theatre performer and children’s theatre instructor turned stay-at-home mom of 2 in the Bay Area, California.

waterbirth at home

Photo credit: @samanthanoelphotography


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