Category Archives: Childbirth

Unusual Pregnancy Compliments You’ll Want To Hear

Being pregnant can leave you feeling like it’s an open day at an over familiar and slightly inappropriate petting zoo. Midwives, doctors and members of the general public will say things to you that you never thought you’d hear as … Continue reading

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Feelings about birth – A year on

I grew up around pregnancy and birth. When I found out I was pregnant I realised that I knew a lot more about pregnancy than an average first time mother. My Mum trained as a midwife when my brothers and … Continue reading

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Wilbur’s Birth – The Recovery

I want to write about the recovery from a caesarean – which is hard and, in most cases, longer than recovery from a vaginal birth because I hadn’t remembered what it was like from last time and because I want … Continue reading

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