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  1. I am SO proud of you, Aprille. I’m sitting here in puddles. Your story is beautiful. Your video is beautiful. And your message to others is beautiful. My favorite pictures (aside from absolutely adorable baby boy) are of you and Russ – your love for one another is so real <3 And seeing Sammy open his precious eyes the moment he came into the room where you were waiting for him? Oh my heart, I have chills. Beautiful, beautiful. Love you all so much!

  2. Thank you for sharing your story! I’m a birth junkie-doula-on-maternity leave. Your story is beautiful, and I am so glad it offered healing and closure for you.

    It’s also fun to know we are both writing with newborns. My daughter was born 8/26.

    Congratulations!!

  3. Jordan S

    Came across this post while trying to decide whether to go with a VBAC or repeat c-section (I’m 21 weeks tomorrow), and noticed the Cone Health badge on your nurse in one of your pictures. I also live in the Triad area and just had to share that, what a small world! :) Loved reading your story!

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