Welcome to the latest instalment in my Birth Stories feature. Today Lisa from Mummy Gummie tells the tale of her emergency caesarean section. I was over my due date by 4 days when we went into delivery suite for reduced foetal movements on Saturday night. Although the heart rate trace (CTG) was fine, as… View Post

Caesarean rates across the country are at an all time high, and yet so many of us still feel completely unprepared if it is something that happens to us. I think part of that is because it isn’t always presented as an option at antenatal classes and the like, with… View Post

We are away on holiday this week, so I have some fantastic guest post features for you. Today I have a C section story from My Mummy’s World. When I had my first born child I had a lovely natural birth, natural progression with just a little gas and air… View Post

Having had 4 caesarean sections myself, I have come to learn how I recover best. You have to remember that a caesarean is major abdominal surgery, and your body does need time and care to heal and repair.  One of the biggest things that helped me with recovery was arnica. I… View Post

This month is Caesarean Awareness Month, and I have decided to share my 4 very different caesarean experiences. You can read my first birth story (the crash section) here, and how my second baby was born by premature section at 34 weeks here. My third birth story tells of my… View Post

This month is Caesarean Awareness Month, and I have decided to share my 4 very different caesarean experiences. You can read my first birth story (the crash section) here, and how my second baby was born by premature section at 34 weeks here. After Jacob was born, we thought our… View Post

This month is Caesarean Awareness Month, and I have decided to share my 4 very different caesarean experiences. You can read my first birth story (the crash section) here. When Gemma was about 1, we decided we would like another baby, and I was lucky enough to fall pregnant fairly… View Post

Eliza Grace arrived in the world on 3rd June 2015 at 6.03pm weighing 6lb 6oz. She was 4 weeks early. After 3 previous emergency C sections we would have loved a calm, elective section on the booked date of 22nd June. However, as my pregnancy progressed it became obvious that… View Post

I am a few days late with the bump watch this week, as I actually turned 20 weeks on Monday. However, I wanted to wait before writing this post as Wednesday was scan day! We had a scan appointment in the morning, followed by a meeting with the consultant to… View Post

  Welcome to the latest installment in my new blog series: Birth Stories. I know how much people love to share their birth stories, and how much others enjoy reading them, so popping them all together in one place seemed to make sense! Today we have a the lovely Beth from… View Post