Category Archives: Childbirth

Childbirth take two

On Friday the 1st of October I headed off to QMC to see my consultant again. The previous week I had told her I respectfully hoped I wouldn’t see her again so she knew how fed up I was to … Continue reading

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39+5 hospital appointment

Today I trekked over to QMC again, but this time for a pre-arranged appointment and with much more of a sense of enjoying a little bit of freedom. Ted’s back in his regular nursery hours so BabyDaddy couldn’t come with … Continue reading

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Slow labour? No labour

This has been such a long week. I had a whole day of what felt like the build up to labour, then a night that convinced me baby was coming – enough to get systems put in place for Ted, … Continue reading

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Second baby fears

I’m due to give birth to baby number two in just over three weeks and I’ve been scared through most of the pregnancy. I have to admit that now it’s so close I’m more excited than anything else (and maybe … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Emily’s birth story

Continuing the series of birth stories, Emily has entitled hers ‘After a 48 Hour Labour, I Gave Birth on the Floor’! I started labour at 8pm on Tuesday 20th December 2011 and got sent home twice from hospital before going … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kim’s birth story

Next in the series of birth stories is another unusual one – Kim’s is the tale of triplets! It’s pretty safe to say that my birth story is not what most people would consider normal; in fact it was far … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Sonia’s birth stories

Sonia Foxon has shared the dramatic stories of her three daughters’ births, culminating in her own delivery of her daughter in the front of a car! All three of my daughters were born in dramatic circumstances, but my youngest gave … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Louise’s birth story (number one)

Third in the series of birth stories, this is the story of Louise’s daughter Kate’s entry into the world. You can contact Louise on Twitter @lebumble Baby One: Child-bearing Hips, Yeah Right! At 5’ 8” with a reasonable pair of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Stacey’s birth story

Here is the second guest post in my series of birth stories. Stacey’s overdue son, Jack, was born by emergency c-section. I was due to have my son on the 16th of August 2011 but when I was 18 days … Continue reading

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Guest post: birth story

After a long long wait here is the second of my promised guest posts. Unlike my own birth story which I still view as incredibly positive despite its flaws, this guest post describes the experience of feeling unsupported and the … Continue reading

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