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Our post-birth story: 24 hours in hospital and a long wait to go home

THERE’S no feeling that can compare to the first 24 hours after giving birth. Exhaustion, excitement, sheer terror of being responsible for a tiny little helpless person – you go through it all. I felt complete disbelief as I looked down at baby … and a bit guilty that his chubby cheeks were the result Read More

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Baby boy’s birth story: Non-induction, natural labour and another speedy arrival

AFTER being convinced our little one would come early and even be a May baby, I was a bit disappointed to wake up on our due date knowing time had run out to go into labour naturally. Because of my gestational diabetes I was booked in to be induced at 40 weeks, but had really hoped Read More