TJ’s Home Water Birth
I give thanks to my hypnobirthing instructor, to all the yoga that I did, and the positive mind set that I kept up, despite all the crazy ups & downs.
I was 10 days overdue, and at this stage, had tried many different… Read More
27 WEEK ANGEL
On the 8th August, I had my 27 week check up. Every thing seemed fine that morning, I had a healthy pregnancy, no morning sickness, little-to-no stretching pain, no complaints.
I walked into the rooms thinking we will just see how well our angel’s growing like every other… Read More
Welcome little angel Jenna
Our 1st born is full of surprises. The first surprise was 2 days before our wedding when I found out I was pregnant and the second time deciding to be born at 37 weeks.
I was busy doing my taxes when my water broke at 17:30 on a Monday evening.Read More
MY JOURNEY WITH HARPER
Every pregnancy, birth and baby website is cramped with the loveliest natural birth stories and only contain a few C-section birth stories here and there, so I thought I’d share a bit of what my experience was like.
My Journey: Pregnancy, birth and recovery… Read More
A HAPPY BUT UNEXPECTED C-SECTION
I always wanted to go through normal birth; I hadn’t even thought of having a C-Section. Every time I went to the doctor’s appointment he told me I don’t need to worry I can deliver my baby girl via normal birth.
The last time I went to the doctor’s office… Read More
AN EXTRAORDINARY CREATION WHICH AMAZES EVERY PARENT
An extraordinary creation which amazes every parent, a joyfull journey as you feel the first flutter of butterfly kicks in your tummy till the day you realize this is it, your long awaited baby is making his way into the world, my name is Sherona Sadew and this is my birth story
As a woman I always possessed… Read More
So as I sit down and begin putting my absolutely amazing VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) story into words I realize what a profound journey it has been!!!
I’d like to start off by saying that I personally don’t believe that any type of birth is “wrong”… Read More
There is always something to be thankful for!
Have you ever sat through a moment when you look around yourself and you feel lost? You feel like this isn’t your life. This isn’t your experience. This isn’t how it’s supposed to be. That’s how I feel now. I sit and I stare off into the distance… Read More
At 41 weeks pregnant awaiting our little baby. But still no sign. Of her arrival. My head set on normal birth but at our second last visit our doctor said “if she doesn’t com by next week we do a c-section. ” after 10 months of preparing my head for normal birth that words broke trough me like knives. The 17th of feb was our… Read More
The 4 November 2015, late afternoon I could not believe it for the very first time peeing on a stick and the result was positive. I had in my life peed on a few sticks but always negative. Luckily we had one for the morning as well. Good grief I am pregnant I know nothing about pregnancy; I quickly rushed out to PNA… Read More
ALOVAHS BIRTH STORY
03 March 2017
I woke up in the morning, Set my daughyer Natalia off to school with her dad. I went back to sleep. My helper left for the day at around 9am … I said goodbye and returned to bed.
I woke up again at 12h00 time… Read More
MY VERY ‘UN-HOLLYWOOD’ BIRTH STORY
It is absolutely terrible that movies and television shows make us believe that labour is nothing but a walk through hell! Friends and family often do not help to alleviate our fears regarding birth, but rather find a strange joy in telling horrific stories of how (or from where to where!) so… Read More
THE DAY I MET LUKE
This is the story about the first time I held my newborn son Luke, in my arms. But before we get there here is some background.
Luke has two sisters Tamzin who is 5 and Bailee who is 3. Lisa, Mommy to all 3 was not happy to give birth in a hospital again, as she had done with Tamzin and Bailee… Read More
2 WEEKS CLOSER TO MOM
I was planning to take my maternity leave close to my EDD as adviced by friends who are Mothers as they said I will be wasting the days which were meant to be spent with the baby. Then somehow I decided to take it 2 weeks before which was to start on the 18th June.
On monday the 17th which was a holiday… Read More