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On the 9th of February I found out that I was pregnant with my second baby. It was about 2am as I couldn't sleep and was up with my son in the night. I saw the faint line and then obviously couldn't go back to sleep after that! I...
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Despite this being my first pregnancy and labour, I as a trained doula, have always wanted a home birth but have had pre-exisiting hypertension so immediately was categorised as high risk and therefore had to be quite clear in my choice.  Fortunately for me my pregnancy was uncomplicated and I really...
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Pregnant with our 5th kid ! Our eldest is 10 and our youngest is 4. My husband was out of the country for work during my last month of pregnancy. So all month I tried to do as little as possible to prevent myself from going into labour while he...
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I promised my lovely hypnobirthing midwives I’d share my birth experience and thought this would be a good place as I haven’t plucked up the courage to talk in front of a class yet! So here goes and hope this helps someone in some way. This was my 2nd Pregnancy...
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Birth Number 1 – Archie So happy to discover I was pregnant! The happiness of a new pregnancy lasted all of about 4 weeks. Week 6 struck and I was terribly sick, no let up, being sick 30 times a day. After various Doctor's trips, different anti-emetics, it was clear it...
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I unfortunately had an ectopic pregnancy which resulted in me loosing my left Fallopian tube it wasn’t a planned  pregnancy unfortunately I ovulated while having the coil. We decided to try again as it was such a traumatic time and we were both desperate to have a baby I...
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My pregnancy was a big shock, I had just had the implant out and had a week break before I went on the pill and conceived in that week. My boyfriend lived in London as a Coldstream guard in the army and I lived in a tiny flat in...
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It all started on Thursday 19th July, I had a feeling something was going to happen this day as I had a tenderness in my lower back all day, not contractions just an achey sensation. The real contractions started at 6:30pm, they started mild and were coming about 12 minutes...