The Business of Birth

I pulled my first calf this morning.  That makes me a farmer for sure.  I learned how to do it by reading James Herriott’s books – it just goes to show how useful reading is in later life! We have …
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After Birth

Macca came to see us to check me over for the last time and discharge me from her care and to cast an expert eye over our precious boy and we got some funny pictures of our little gremlin (no, …
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Midwife knows best

Tired, sore, shocked and happy! Now I know why no-one can explain childbirth to you – it is inexplicable.  There are no words to convey the act of labour, and I have a whole new respect for anyone who has …
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And unto us a son is born

‘And unto us a son is born.  Unto us a child is given’ I can’t claim an immaculate conception – we all know I’m no virgin!  But the whole process has been pretty miraculous.  And after a week of waiting, …
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Pregnancy, homebirth and Solar

Thank you for all your input into the birth debate . . . especially those of you who sent your support, beautiful stories of blissful drug-free births.  We have carefully considered all your arguments and will make an informed and …
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The Homebirth debate

Welcome to the Birth Debate! This is really fascinating . . . I had always known that if ever I got pregnant I would want a water birth at home.  When I turned 40, although childbearing had never been a …
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The Business of Birth

I pulled my first calf this morning.  That makes me a farmer for sure.  I learned how to do it by reading James Herriott’s books – it just goes to show how useful reading is in later life! We have …
Read full post

Posted in Homebirth | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

After Birth

Macca came to see us to check me over for the last time and discharge me from her care and to cast an expert eye over our precious boy and we got some funny pictures of our little gremlin (no, …
Read full post

Posted in Homebirth | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Midwife knows best

Tired, sore, shocked and happy! Now I know why no-one can explain childbirth to you – it is inexplicable.  There are no words to convey the act of labour, and I have a whole new respect for anyone who has …
Read full post

Posted in Homebirth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

And unto us a son is born

‘And unto us a son is born.  Unto us a child is given’ I can’t claim an immaculate conception – we all know I’m no virgin!  But the whole process has been pretty miraculous.  And after a week of waiting, …
Read full post

Posted in Homebirth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pregnancy, homebirth and Solar

Thank you for all your input into the birth debate . . . especially those of you who sent your support, beautiful stories of blissful drug-free births.  We have carefully considered all your arguments and will make an informed and …
Read full post

Posted in Homebirth | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Homebirth debate

Welcome to the Birth Debate! This is really fascinating . . . I had always known that if ever I got pregnant I would want a water birth at home.  When I turned 40, although childbearing had never been a …
Read full post

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