When you are pregnant, you don’t really think much past the birth do you? I know I just focused on getting to that point of having my baby in my arms. When I was writing my birth plan, I filled in a few postnatal sections, such as feeding method and…

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Our first daughter was born in 2006. It was a planned pregnancy, and we were over the moon when we discovered we were expecting a little girl. We planned a water birth at the local midwife led unit, and spent hours decorating the nursery, choosing a pushchair and buying little…

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Welcome to the latest instalment in my Birth Stories feature. Today we have the the story of Dara’s arrival into the world, shared by mum Neve from We The Parents . I am deeply grateful that each of my two children’s births were positive and deeply affirming. I’m going to…

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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…

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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…

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