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April 9, 2019

BirthStory: The One With The Small Baby

My mother had her first baby in 1968.  I heard only two details concerning the labour. The first was that my father dropped her to the […]
March 27, 2019

BirthStory: The One Where I Felt Ashamed For Having A C-Section

This time six years ago I was preparing for the birth of my baby. I wasn’t a first time mother. Or even a second timer. This […]
March 20, 2019

BirthStory: The One Where I Ate My Placenta

During my second pregnancy my husband and I sat down with the birth doula we hired and started talking about our birth preferences. I had all […]
March 13, 2019

BirthStory: The One With The False Labour

I’m in a fab group with some fab women and they’re swapping funny labour stories. I have five children and five absolute horror labour stories, so, […]
February 28, 2019

BirthStory: The One With The Truth About Having a Caesarean Section

Having had three Caesarean sections, I feel I’m a bit of an expert on the subject. I’ve had one emergency and two planned, so have experienced […]