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Family of Five

Miles Alexander (right), 7lb3oz and Mason James (left), 8lb6oz born on Friday 16th March at 10.46am and 10.48am. Raiden has unlocked Big Brother Class!

Big brother is so loving and excited… 37 more words


Birth Story

On January 4th, I woke up thinking that I still had 4 days until my baby’s due date. I had 4 days to finish getting my hospital bag together, 4 days to enjoy my belly before it was no long carrying life, and 4 days of just the 2 of us in our home. 1,956 more words


Mini Holiday

I’ve been in hospital for three nights now in preparation for the c section, whenever that ends up happening. And it’s been good. I get food delivered to my room (and it’s good food), I can nap whenever I want and I have no responsibilities. 374 more words


An avoidable situation

32+5 weeks.

Things are progressing well. We had an O&G doctor antenatal clinic today. The antenatal clinic waiting room is an interesting cross section of society. 138 more words


Immaculate Deception

I have just finished reading a book called ‘Immaculate Deception – A new look at birth for American Women’ by Suzanne Arms. The book was published in 1975, so it’s far from new now but is nonetheless a thought-provoking assessment of technology-led obstetrics versus person-centred midwifery care and, despite its age, has many insights that are relevant to Portugal in 2018. 1,265 more words


A Life-Threatening Pregnancy on a C-Section Scar

I had a rare and dangerous type of ectopic pregnancy, in which the embryo implanted on the scar of a previous cesarean section.

Published: February 22, 2018 at 05:30AM… 70 more words