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Wow

There is no way really to describe the massive impact that childbirth has on you emotionally and physically.  Quite apart from the explosion into your life of a small human, the reality of which is very different from your imagination, there are a host of emotions that you need to process with regard to your own personal journey through labour and into motherhood. I didn’t have the birth that I had hoped for.  Kitty turned into a...

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D Day

As nervous as I’ve been I woke up this morning with a feeling of excitement.  It felt like it was Christmas or my birthday or something for a few moments there.  Some part of me expected a special provision to be made, maybe some special food eaten, and my husband to be home from work. Of course none of those things happened.  It’s just the due date,  it is highly unlikely that anything significant will happen today. Due dates...

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Getting nervous, switching off or a bit of both?

I understand that at this stage in pregnancy it is usual to be excited.  I must admit that I am significantly more inclined towards feeling nervous.   I am nervous about labour and birth because I don’t know what’s going to happen or when its going to happen.  I’m nervous about having to spend time in hospital because I suffer with white coat syndrome and I’ve never had to stay in a hospital before and I fear that...

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