Tag Archives: Childbirth

The female – mother metamorphosis

I’ve been thinking about writing this for years. Literally years. I’m sure I’ll wind-up offending someone, but I gotta write it – so here goes. We as the human race can all endure challenges and life changing events. Yet child … Continue reading

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Day 251: Is God female?

Ignore for the moment whether or not you’re a believer. Male or female? What do you think? Hubby chatted with me about this yesterday.  ‘Well if she were female she wouldn’t have given women periods or childbirth.’ True I thought. … Continue reading

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Day 19: My labour experience

Don’t read if you don’t want an honest account. A few people have asked so i wanted to share but also as a reminder to myself. Bottom line is, it really wasn’t that terrible. Possibly I was lucky, either way, … Continue reading

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Positive things I want to remember when in labour

3 things to announce on my 6am blog; – No, no baby yet – My friends are walking 630miles over several days to raise money for BLISS, when our little vulnerable bundles are born too soon, too small, too sick. … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: 4 Days To Go: Willingly Wanting Childbirth, But The Pain?

So, how much of a 180 is that!? I remember quite clearly being in Cuba last November, sat round the pool taking in the sun, thinking quite how far away 5/6 months was. I also remember having a mild panic … Continue reading

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Why Men/Partners Are So Important In Pregnancy & Labour

So I’ll lay it on the line. There have been times when I’ve thought that women get the bum deal with all this. You sign up for a 9 month in utero tenancy agreement with no prior knowledge of the … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: 8 Days To Go: Guess What I’m Thinking About… Natural Forms Of Labour Induction

Morning 6am-ers! Saw ‘Love & Other Drugs’ last night and loved it… worth a watch if you’ve not seen it yet. Anyway, so I’ve got 8 days to go as of today. Since I’m considered ‘full term’ as of 37 … Continue reading

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Julie Adam Prenatal Yoga & Active Birthing Sessions

So, there are many DVD’s/pamphlets and sources of information out there on child birth and the run up to child birth. I find great value in actually being able to speak with someone to get the human perspective. I also … Continue reading

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LIST: Additional Thoughts On Labour

So, I have had a round up from the NCT girls on the whole labour experience. Here are their additional thoughts from: The crazy cats who have given birth already Those of us who are yet to pop Katy & … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: 14 Days To Go: Must Remember When Going Into Labour

Another 3am wake up call. Well at least I have the advantage of of free ‘what-you-doing-up-in-the-middle-of-the-night-fool?!’ broadband usage. We’re just going through the processes of buying a new house due to complete this Friday so I’ve probably got a couple … Continue reading

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