Tag: birth

signs of labor; pregnant woman

8 Signs of Labor you need to know

The Signs of Labor you need to know As you are approaching the end of your pregnancy you will start to get indications that labor is approaching, but which are the signs of labor that you need to know?  When should you take action?  And what can you expect in the build up to going […]

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Self Care after giving birth

This post was originally going to be about self care for mum’s whose babies had spent time in the NICU. However, as I sat down to write this post I realised that I should have look after myself better after each of my 3 pregnancies.  We need to look after ourselves so we can look […]

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My NICU Baby

Please note that this post about my NICU baby may prove a trigger for some.  In my case there is a very happy ending to our experience.  My daughter was cared for by First Touch an amazing charity saving babies every day. It has taken me a while to write this post and I wasn’t […]

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C section

C Section Myths Dismissed

So it seems to me that every day is international or national something day and so I generally don’t pay a huge amount of attention, but the other day I saw that this month is International Cesarean Awareness month and as I have had 3 C Sections I felt like I wanted to throw my […]

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Childbirth is not a competition!

Why do we only celebrate natural birth stories? Childbirth is hard no matter what the story and is not a competition!

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