My Birth Experience

We are all just a little apprehensive about giving birth – aren’t we?Especially for the first time. So, women want to hear real birth stories, right? All blood, placenta and episiotomies, yeah? (But then again, I wanted to bury my head in the sand and go into labour with my comfort blanket made of naivety and optimism.) Anyway, for those of you (crazy people) who want to hear real – this is my birth experience.

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Birth – The NHS and those who work within it

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A little over three weeks ago I met my little man for the first time – an undoubtably amazing event – one I’ll never forget for many different reasons. The labour process and the aftercare is a tale of two halves – the NHS and those that work within it.

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