Riding waves under the oak moon

This time surges were similar to my second labour, they started like mild Braxton-Hicks at about 41 weeks and 3 days on the 26th December; though this time they seemed lower and didn’t spread across my whole belly. They were random at first, then more frequent and regular, often coming in bouts of a few…

I can do this! Yes, you can!

Well my baby is now almost 5 months so I suppose it’s time for his birth story. I had my first at a hospital and the experience left me feeling so out of control, that when I became pregnant with number two we decided to try a home birth. My family and friends laughed at…

Having my children around at birth was the best choice

As I write this, I’m holding my little one in my arms. Still can’t believe she’s here. I have had two births at a birthing centre and decided to go for a homebirth with our third child. Having researched homebirth online and asking around, we were sure to give it a try. To have my…