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Birthing: the real deal (I've done it twice)

Warning: graphic content!

Last week, in the early hours of Thursday morning, Bebette FF came flying out of me and into the world. Our second baby in as many years. 2,949 more words

New Baby

My Son's Birth Story

24th April 2017

A day before scheduled c-section

The doctor recommended me to check-in the hospital a day earlier for my surgery the next morning. I had another ultrasound, CTG that day around 1700 hours. 935 more words


A Quick Labor and Delivery- Part 1

As I have mentioned in my first blog post, Baby J was born a day after the baby shower. I clearly remembered after the baby shower, I was exhausted, didn’t even have time to put away all the gifts, I was sleeping like a baby already. 870 more words

Baby Boy

I'm married to a superwoman

So on Friday (29th September) I became a dad for the second time. The arrival of Peggy Agatha Thompson was like that of her sister, Dulcie, one of the most amazing experiences of my life. 387 more words

Reflexology & Pregnancy

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve found myself being asked lots of questions about pregnancy and reflexology – mainly around the ‘ability’ of reflexology to turn a baby that’s transverse / breech, or to induce or shorten labour. 246 more words

A MUST- Essential Oils for Labor

The following three basic oils should be in every hospital bag, home birth kit or doula bag.


It smells fantastic and calms me when I’m feeling stressed. 619 more words

Health And Wellness

Giving Birth To Your Dreams - My First Poetry Collection!

Kingdom – My first collection of poetry!

Yesterday I handed in my first poetry collection as the Dissertation component of my MA Creative Writing and Pedagogic Studies. 291 more words