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
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
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
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
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