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little tsunami #7

I don’t tend to share my pregnancy and birth experience much because it’s difficult to tell other mums how you “sailed through” the whole thing when you know that they are struggling or had a rough time.

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Postnatal Depression: My devastating midwife experience...

Me:  (almost in tears) “Um, what did you just put down the sink?”

Horrible Midwife:  (haughtily) “Got rid of the left over milk from the feed, why?” 1,777 more words

Postnatal Depression

A new baby, and birth lessons

There is a warm lump of baby sleeping on me at the moment. Charlotte Pearl arrived on July 28. She is an awesome baby (aren’t they all?), and her first six weeks with us have gone smoother than I imagined (knocking on wood. 1,310 more words

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Antenatal care: What is it and who needs it?

Today I’d like to talk about antenatal care and what it actually means.

I read an article recently which stated that antenatal care is there to ensure the health and wellbeing of mum and bub and I think that sends a really powerful message. 688 more words