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Grieving the birth experience I didn't get to have

I thought I’d come to terms with the birth and subsequent breastfeeding woes that I experienced. I thought although I needed to grieve the disappointments that I was ok. 947 more words

Depression

My Birth Experience - Share Your Experiences In The Comments

Hi lovelies,

I was thinking about my birth experience and a few people at play groups have asked me what my birth was like, so I thought I would write my experience and I’m hoping you’d share yours too! 1,063 more words

Parenting

Regrets 

I’m usually an eternal optimist who is really good at compartmentalizing and shoving under the rug any negativity. But lately I’ve been thinking a lot about things I regret so far in my parenting experience. 528 more words

Parenting

Wounded

Tommy has been home from the NICU for 2 months. For the first time in his life, he is flourishing. He’s gained over 2 1/2 lbs since discharge, which is the most steady weight gain he’s ever had. 597 more words

My birth experience: Having a pool birth

I have been considering writing a blog post on my birth experience since Theo was born, but have never got round to it until now. When I was pregnant, I really enjoyed reading other women’s birth stories, but often would find people were quick to tell you horror stories and the negative aspects of giving birth. 1,777 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

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