"The sirens did go on, and he did panic, as I disappeared up the street......he didn't know the way to the Princess Anne hospital (bad planning) and had no one to follow!"
We settled into our room and I clung to the windowsill and breathed through each contraction- they were coming every four minutes or so and were increasingly unbearable. It took over an hour for someone to examine me and I still thought at this point I would be sent home. I half expected someone to … Continue reading The birth story- part two.
Hello! Ava is now four weeks old! I can't believe it- in some ways its been the slowest, most incredible, exhausting, emotional, loving four weeks of my life. In others, it feels like she's been here forever and I can't imagine what I did before having her! I've started quite a few blog posts detailing … Continue reading The birth story- part one.
So no blog posts recently because.... We had a baby girl! Born at 38+3 weighing a precious 4lb 10oz. We spent 5 days in hospital but are finally home and settling in. I'll post our birth story and why she was so small soon, but for now we're enjoying every minute with her. Hope … Continue reading Baby Ava
Birth plans are funny things, really. I don't actually know anyone who has ever completely followed their birth plan but I did see this amazing episode of 'One born every minute' once where this couple had a laminated list, laminated focus cards and laminated inspirational quotes to help get them through. That's dedication for you. I'm … Continue reading The birth plan.
Hi all! So I'm now 36 weeks + 1 and we visited our midwife yesterday for the usual antenatal check and to get our birth plan together. I'll go through the birth plan over the weekend in a separate post but thought I'd write here about how this week is going. LONG! Each day/week continues … Continue reading A back-to-back baby.