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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

Baby

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

Joy

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

Life

"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

Reviews

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

Mother

All about Swaddling: From benefits to controversy

Did or do you struggle with your baby sleep? If this is the case, let’s read an old story that is all about swaddling.

If your baby was or is born in the hospital, chances are she will be swaddled at some point but not when she is given to you. 1,167 more words

Parenting