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May 7, 2019

One of the most vivid memories I have from being near the end of my first pregnancy was hearing a new mum talking about her birth trauma. I say 'hearing her talk about' it, but she didn't really! Let me explain...we were at a friends baby shower, so birth & babies were...

August 23, 2018

My story really started at about 36 weeks when I went for a routine visit to the midwife complaining that my skin had become ever so itchy (especially the palms of my hands and soles of my feet!) I was rushed to the hospital for an urgent blood test that showed I was s...

August 9, 2018

I was always bloody terrified of giving birth: no matter how many books I read, or relaxation CDs I listened to, or even how much yoga or mindfulness I practiced, I still never felt confident: So I created for myself, the famous "birth plan" I'd heard so much about in...

June 28, 2018

My induction of labour was planned for the Friday of my due date; this was due to being classed a 'high risk' pregnancy due to many issues ( IVF pregnancy, family history of maternal hypertension, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis).

The first Induction pessary was given a...

June 14, 2018

This is my first blog post! Thanks so much for taking the time to visit my site. Whether you are here to browse, contribute or both, its great that you are here.

The whole point of this is to allow people the chance to get things off of their chests & out of their heads...

June 13, 2018

So this post has taken some guts to write. Its something that means so much to me & is such a personal experience, but I want to help raise awareness of cord prolapse & other birth complications.

I had a very healthy pregnancy, the only issue arising from the measur...

June 12, 2018

Following the trauma of baby 1, for baby 2 I was adamant that I wanted a planned c-section. To some this might have seemed like an over reaction, but even though the chances of a 2nd cord prolapse were very low I simply couldn't take that chance. The thought of going t...

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