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Former UFC Champion Miesha Tate Gives Birth In Unexpected Way

After posting that she was past her due date, Miesha Tate gave birth to a second baby at her family home alongside Johnny Nunez.

Miesha Tate’s second pregnancy ended in an interesting fashion.

The former UFC champion unexpectedly gave birth to a baby boy recently at her family home with Johnny Nunez. 

“Today I became a Mother all over again! The experience was incredible, we planned a hospital birth but our son had other plans!” Tate posted on social media. “Daxton Wylder Nuñez was born at 8:20am June 14th in our home. We welcomed our son as a family….. it was perfectly imperfect and I am over the moon!
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“I cannot thank you enough @johnnyboymma you kept me centred, focused and helped me unexpectedly deliver our baby! I couldn’t have done it without you truly. Thank you for being my rock.
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“#unexpectedhomebirth #homebirth #babyboy #birthaffirmations #birthstory”

Just days before, Tate confirmed she was closing in on her due date but had no plans to induce labor.

“40 weeks +2 days, I’m not thrilled but No, I won’t be getting induced,” she wrote. “Fun fact, you’re not actually overdue until 2 weeks past the EDD (Estimated Due Date). Only 4% of babies are born on their EDD so clearly it’s not that accurate

“I’m ranting but it needs to be said. Hospitals are run like most businesses, to be efficient and to make money.

“Don’t get me wrong I’m grateful to have hospitals & doctors, I transferred my last home birth to a hospital and this time I will be at the hospital to give birth as well BUT I searched high & low to find a doctor & facility (they have birthing tubs yay!) that would support my desire to have only absolutely medically necessary interventions with a doctor who trusts women to birth their babies naturally.

“Think about it, pregnant women are the only patients that DON’T actually have something wrong with them! We aren’t sick or broken but often times this is just the mindset of the medical field to approach every situation as though it needs fixing.

“The cesarean rate continues to climb globally. In the US above 30%, Singapore 40+%, Brazil 50% some hospitals there as high as 80%! The World Health Organisation says it should be around 15%, I think lower even but regardless even 30% is offensive.

“OBGYN Doctors are SURGEONS!! Don’t forget that (many get their degrees and have never attended a live natural birth) or that it’s more convenient for them to schedule you down for a cesarean so they can make their lunch break on time and collect some extra $ too! Not all OBGYNs think this way but it’s important for you to know how your provider feels and acts.

“It’s time women stop being bystanders to their own labor/delivery, to be made to feel powerless or like you don’t know how to birth your baby is a crime.

“My goal is not to make anyone feel bad or guilty for decisions they made or decisions that were made for them in the heat of the moment but rather to give a voice back to women. We DO have a say how our babies are brought into this world so USE it!

“No, I’m not late, I’m not overdue, I’m not sick, I’m not broken. I’m pregnant with a healthy baby who will come when his lungs are good and strong and he is READY!”

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40 weeks +2 days, I'm not thrilled but No, I won't be getting induced. Fun fact, you're not actually overdue until 2 weeks past the EDD (Estimated Due Date). Only 4% of babies are born on their EDD so clearly it's not that accurate I'm ranting but it needs to be said. Hospitals are run like most businesses, to be efficient and to make money. Don't get me wrong I'm grateful to have hospitals & doctors, I transferred my last home birth to a hospital and this time I will be at the hospital to give birth as well BUT I searched high & low to find a doctor & facility (they have birthing tubs yay!) that would support my desire to have only absolutely medically necessary interventions with a doctor who trusts women to birth their babies naturally. Think about it, pregnant women are the only patients that DON'T actually have something wrong with them! We aren't sick or broken but often times this is just the mindset of the medical field to approach every situation as though it needs fixing. The cesarean rate continues to climb globally. In the US above 30%, Singapore 40+%, Brazil 50% some hospitals there as high as 80%! The World Health Organisation says it should be around 15%, I think lower even but regardless even 30% is offensive. OBGYN Doctors are SURGEONS!! Don't forget that (many get their degrees and have never attended a live natural birth) or that it's more convenient for them to schedule you down for a cesarean so they can make their lunch break on time and collect some extra $ too! Not all OBGYNs think this way but it's important for you to know how your provider feels and acts. It's time women stop being bystanders to their own labor/delivery, to be made to feel powerless or like you don't know how to birth your baby is a crime. My goal is not to make anyone feel bad or guilty for decisions they made or decisions that were made for them in the heat of the moment but rather to give a voice back to women. We DO have a say how our babies are brought into this world so USE it! No, I'm not late, I'm not overdue, I'm not sick, I'm not broken. I'm pregnant with a healthy baby who will come when his lungs are good and strong and he is READY!

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Tate is currently employed by ONE Championship and Nunez is a fighter for the promotion.

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