• C-section Aftercare: Is it all that it should be?

    September 25, 2013

    Image courtesy of arztsamui/freedigitialphotos.net A C-section is classed as a major operation and quite rightly so. During a C-section, the baby (or babies) is taken out through the mothers abdomen. Like any operation a C-section carries risks. Did you know that nearly 1 in 3 women have babies by C-section in this country compared to…

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  • Looking after yourself after a c-section

    August 26, 2013

    Photo courtesy of Lynsey @LynseyTwinMum I knew from quite early on that I was going to be having a c-section to deliver our babies. One of my main concerns was about the recovery. Would I be able to stand up? Would I be able to walk? How long would the pain last? A week before…

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  • Our Birth Story

    August 19, 2013

    Our twins are 18 months old now, so I thought it was about time we shared our birth story. 34 Weeks and 2 day Pregnant. Tuesday, 28th February 2012 M’s Foot Twin Daddy and I woke up at 5am and we were both feeling excited and nervous. I remember thinking to myself that this all…

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  • Our Pregnancy Diary: The Third Trimester

    August 14, 2013

    It has a been quite some time since I wrote our pregnancy diary posts, so I thought it was about time that I finally got around to writing our last one. Our twins are almost 18 months old now and I love looking back about our pregnancy. To read our first trimester post, please click here.…

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  • Childbirth

    August 11, 2013

    Do you ever sit and wonder about certain things in your life? I consider myself to be a bit of a day dreamer, a thinker and I believe that I have quite a positive outlook on life. I have been thinking to myself lately that I find it quite strange that even though I am…

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  • Bonding with your baby during and after special care

    October 18, 2012

    Having a baby in special care is a very trying time. Filled with emotion, anxiety, nerves and many, many more emotions. Seeing your baby in an incubator, surrounded by machines and wires is not a pleasant experience.  There are lots of reasons in which a baby may need a stay in special care, one of…

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