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My Birth Story - baby #2

In November 2017 I gave birth to our second son, Toby.

I won’t lie, I was really anxious leading up to my due date. My first (and only) experience with childbirth wasn’t exactly pleasant and I had nothing else to compare it to. 968 more words


How do you know you're in labour????

So as my due date got ever closer, I asked myself daily….how will I know when I am in labour? Stupid really as you will know, but I still wondered with some excitement and anticipation about the arrival of my baby girl. 418 more words


I Had A Baby

Oh my F*ck, right?!

I did it, guys. I gave life. I didn’t get to push her out; had to have a c-section. The recovery from that is no joke. 254 more words


Birth Preferences- If You Don't Know Your Choices, You Don't Have Any (Part 4): Labor Coping Strategies

In our culture, many of us grew up watching tv and movies that depict labor coping as limited to a woman panting and screaming for drugs.   1,769 more words

"It took courage to fight for what I knew was best for me and my baby." Ellie’s homebirth after caesarean (HBAC)

After an emergency caesarean birth with her daughter following a failed induction due to suspected oligohydramnios (deficiency of amniotic fluid), Ellie knew she wanted her VBAC birth in November 2015 to be somewhere she felt comfortable and safe, at home. 1,521 more words

Homebirth After Caesarean

Elvie : Your very personal trainer and your Pelvic Floor best friend

Today, I am going to talk a taboo subject. Taboo for a reason I ignore. I wish I had known about it when I had my first baby. 1,639 more words


Story time - My first labour and birth experience. 

So I’ve wanted to write about my experience when I went into labour and gave birth to my first duaghter, khaleesi, for a while now. I’ve been putting it off as it really is a long post, especially if everyone wants me to include as much detail as possible. 2,113 more words