Category: Birth Stories

A mama’s struggles for natural birth and an emergency c-section

A mama’s struggles for natural birth and an emergency c-section

[ 6 ] 04/05/2014 |

4 weeks after birth I feel confident enough to share my story with all of you here. Οn the 31/03/2014 my first son was delivered via emergency c-section. When he was first brought to me after what felt like hours to me, I looked at him and thought ‘this could be any baby’. A couple […]

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A healing journey of empowerment – Birth after traumatic birth

A healing journey of empowerment – Birth after traumatic birth

[ 1 ] 14/04/2014 |

Guest writer Becky Gauci-Maistre*   On Tuesday 16th July 2012, in the water, after 19 hours of labour, 17 of which were at home, Louisa was born into a joyous and peaceful environment. Caught by a midwife and straight into mummy’s arms and breast, while daddy looked on proudly and the doula captured it all on […]

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2 hospital labour procedures you might want to avoid!

2 hospital labour procedures you might want to avoid!

[ 15 ] 24/02/2014 |

IMPORTANT NOTE: The purpose of this article is just to INFORM about procedures and that there can be other options! The article is based on my experience, and what I’ve read on my own (all sources included). One can always question and express concerns, but each case is different, and you should ALWAYS consult your […]

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Erik’s birth story – vacuum exctraction

Erik’s birth story – vacuum exctraction

[ 0 ] 18/01/2014 |

I gave birth at 01:20, Saturday the 3rd of August. I was almost a week overdue but I realized something was happening since Tuesday night the 29th July. That’s when I started feeling period like cramps every night since I went into labour. On Thursday night, the cramp pains were getting stronger and more frequent, […]

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An easy labour

An easy labour

[ 0 ] 06/12/2013 |

My dream had always been to make a big family of my own. After being married for 5 years with my dear Richard, we decided it was time for a new addition to our family. My birth story is quite simple. After four months of trying to conceive I got pregnant. Apart from some nausea […]

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