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Epicede Poem

Birth gives to Life;

Life gives to Love. Love gives to Life.

Love gives nourishment. Nourishment feeds the soul.

Life is lived short, fast, furious.   OR… 99 more words


I went for another ultrasound which shows no low placenta at all. The baby is breach and doesn’t really seem interested in being turned but this babe is still little and there is time. 273 more words

A letter to a midwife's mamas

Dear Mama –

I actually hope you don’t remember my name. I was your midwife and I’ve always thought that, if I did my job well, then you would only remember how amazing YOU were when it was time to birth your baby… 901 more words

alwaysloveawildthing reblogged this and commented:

Just when I needed a beautiful reminder of what my journey is ultimately towards. Thank you.

C-section - what really happens

When I was pregnant with Hudson and found out I was having a c-section I heard all sorts of horror stories. I also Googled (don’t do it). 606 more words

Mummies Tales


A new bud blooming
as the first; delicately falls.
A stranger becomes a friend &
another becomes a stranger
again and again.
A child is born while… 35 more words


I had a baby!

Eight weeks ago, I didn’t believe I’d be saying this. Overdue, bored, disheartened and feeling like I’m about to explode wasn’t the highlight of my life so now, seven weeks since the little ones arrived, it all feels like a distant memory. 162 more words


William James Lyndon: My Birth Story

Birth is an amazing, transformational experience, but also one that takes a while to process. You go from a slowly growing and developing pregnancy that lasts a good 10 months, to this intense transitional window and experience – and then you come out the other side holding a baby. 952 more words