Birth story of Bibi-Primrose. In typical sods-law fashion, I would go into labour after only 2 hours sleep. After saying my whole pregnancy ‘as long as I get my Christmas dinner, she can come when she likes!’ I started to wish I had specified a time – here I was at 4.45am on New Year’s Day, and I was having fairly intense contractions. There was no mistaking them, these weren’t [...]

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Everything has a context so I can’t tell the story of the home birth of my second son without mentioning my first. The 2nd birth itself it was quite easy and straight forward but through my personal journey I regained the confidence I lost the first time and now believe in myself again and can follow what is natural and instinctive. Before and during my first pregnancy I was very [...]

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I woke up at 5.20am on the morning of Wednesday 6th June with some niggles, got up for a wee and a drink and came back to bed. This wasn’t this first time this had happened but I had a feeling this may be worth paying a little bit more attention t.o. Not for any reason other than maybe instinct. I lay dozing on and off and when Tim got [...]

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