Contractions became Surges…and it’s a Boy! Steph’s Birth Story

In the lead up to D-day and preparing for labour I scouredwebsites and talked to other mums, yet nobody could really tell me what contractions feel like – perhaps because everyone is different. I was expecting to know when I was in labour: the gushing of waters breaking and excruciating pain! I can tell you…

Laura’s calm and relaxed Home Water Birth.

I feel I was very lucky and had the postive birth I had wished for. I am a FTM and really don’t like hospitals. I planned for a water birth at home. Obviously if there was the slightest of risk or concern for me and/or my baby I would have gone into hospital but I…

How Lily met Wink; and would love to do it all over again!

Two days before my due date I felt incredibly overwhelmed with emotion. I can’t tell you why, but I could not stop crying uncontrollably. I begged my husband not to go into work the following day because I couldn’t bear the thought of being alone. He suggested we went for a walk, so we packed…

G’s beautiful, calm and quick birth

So my friends and family joke that I sneezed and my daughter was born. It didn’t quite happen like that but it was as natural and normal as sneezing is!  11.30pm at 38 weeks and 5 days my water breaks. I was so shocked with how much liquid was coming out (totally different for every…

Em’s Positive Emergency C-section Birth Story & Tips

Ems: I had my ideal birth mapped out… A water birth I had my labour playlist ready, my fairy lights for ‘mood lighting’ and my humongous bag of my fave snacks for when I was feeling peckish. 13 hours later and my baby was stuck. I had never imagined a c section and when they…