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Postpartum post, finally

I knew I wouldn’t have much time to blog with a newborn, but I was hoping I’d find time to write about the birth of Hayes Graham Hancock before he was 15 weeks old! 715 more words


4 Ways to Avoid Fetal Distress

When in labor, two words that no one wants to hear are “fetal distress.” This means that there are signs that baby isn’t getting enough oxygen. 293 more words

Throwback Thursday: Labour & Birth story

Continuing on from last weeks post about my pregnancy journey, I’m now going to tell you about my labour and birth story.

The Labour

So, when we left off, I had just said that I was going to be induced providing an examination determined I was able to be. 1,202 more words


Home birth to hospital transfer: Carleigh's journey earth side

Before labor began

The beginning of Carleigh’s journey into the world began over a week before she arrived (more than that if you count all the… 2,401 more words


One Born Every Minute can fuck off

On the 15th of December 2015 I left my dignity at the doors to the labour ward. I still haven’t been able to get it back.  159 more words


Baby Watch: Go Time

5:05 am – Well, we done up and had ourselves a baby! Kristen is getting stitched up, and Baby Hemmings is getting poked and prodded, but everything went well and both are generally healthy albeit moody because of the ordeal. 2,819 more words

My labour & birth story - The second bit

In my last post about my labour, I got to the point where I’d had enough, I had done as much as I could at home and needed to go to hospital. 925 more words

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