Category: Birth Stories

My Emergency C-section by Linda Cunningham

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This week one of my readers shares her emergency c-section birth story, and I have to admit my heart was in my mouth when I first read it a couple of months back, it’s very intense. Thankfully both mum and baby are both thriving now. Linda wanted to share her story because she was unaware there could be complications due to the anaesthetic following an emergency c-section and doesn’t want others to feel lost and helpless like she once did.  (more…)

Kenzie’s Birth Story

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It was Wednesday the 13th of July, with just under two weeks to my due date. The mini bus was kitted with our new Pebble Plus Maxi Cosi and my hospital bag. I was so nervous driving into the hospital, I was going in to have a membrane sweep. They had been successful in my last two pregnancies so as far as I was concerned I was going in to have my baby. Due to having a BBA (born before arrival) with Kadie I was been kept in after my sweep just as a precaution. (more…)

Disaster Strikes On Route For An Induction by Cathy O Brien

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It’s getting pretty close to my due date now, in fact, I’ve less than a month till little miss arrives. As each and every wonderful birth story comes in I’m constantly wondering how this labour will go. I’ve had three natural, spontaneous and very quick labours, will this one be the same? This week reader Cathy O Brien has sent her little Hannahs birth story in, from breech to induction to an emergency c-section she shares it all. Hope you enjoy this weeks installment. (more…)

Zachary’s Birth Story by Boy Geeks Girl

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Can you believe it’s week ten of the birth story series? I’m delighted how it has taken off, and the variety of birth stories that have been featured. Don’t forget if you want to share yours whether you are a blogger or not, get in touch. This week Katie of Boy Geeks Girl shares her birthing tale. It’s one of my favourites, the witt and humour, everything about how it’s written. Hope you all enjoy… (more…)

My Undiagnosed Breech by LadyNicci

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This week aspiring author Nicola Cassidy of ladynicci.com features with her undiagnosed breech birth story. I love how Nicola writes this piece, I love how she writes in general. Today she shares her “overwhelmingly positive experience” with an undiagnosed breech and c-section. (more…)