Labour, Parenting, Pregnancy

Part 12: The Real Reason My Water Birth Is The Best Gift I Have Ever Been Given

We take the advice of the midwife (see previous post) and get ready to make our way into the hospital, but instead of being in labour, we are going in not knowing if our unborn child is ok. It's a horrible feeling. As we arrive at 10pm we find that the department is short-staffed and we… Read More Part 12: The Real Reason My Water Birth Is The Best Gift I Have Ever Been Given

Christmas, Labour, Pregnancy

Part 11: Why You Should Always Be Aware Of Your Baby’s Movements In Pregnancy

We are six days from Christmas now, and I'm getting worried. Despite all the excitement, little man didn't make an appearance. The midwife told me to now opt for sex to bring on labour. I've done pineapple, I have done curry and spice, I have attempted raspberry leaf tea, walking. Everything except that. Because the… Read More Part 11: Why You Should Always Be Aware Of Your Baby’s Movements In Pregnancy

Christmas, Pregnancy

Top Tips For Bringing On Labour

With one son due Christmas Day and arriving Christmas Eve and our new arrival due 13th December with the potential of being overdue by two weeks, we are panicking. I do not need, require, nor want another baby Jesus on the horizon. To add to the previous concerns of low iron and goodness knows what, it… Read More Top Tips For Bringing On Labour