‘It’s Showtime’ and the aftermath – My Labour Story – PART TWO

I was nervously waiting for the midwife to come and check the status of my cervix following on from the start of the contractions that afternoon.  I felt a mixture of emotion, praying that it was ready but then panic set in as it would be time and I wasn’t ready! So at 21:30 …. … Continue reading ‘It’s Showtime’ and the aftermath – My Labour Story – PART TWO

Times up Liberty! – My Labour Story – PART ONE

Finally I am at the point where I was able to write and relive my labour experience. It wasn’t what you would have classed as ‘bad’ as I didn’t have to have an emergency C section, lose blood, Liberty wasn’t in danger but to me it was horrific. I say that as I am traumatised … Continue reading Times up Liberty! – My Labour Story – PART ONE

Are you prepared? Physically ✅ Medically ✅ Mentally – ❌ – Overcoming my Fear and Mental Blocks – Open Letter to Liberty

As you have seen, I have prepared everything from Liberty's nursery to my visual birth plan, met with my care team several million times to prepare myself medically and packed my bags ready for labour. With all this, you could say that I was ready! That couldn't be any further from the truth! I am … Continue reading Are you prepared? Physically ✅ Medically ✅ Mentally – ❌ – Overcoming my Fear and Mental Blocks – Open Letter to Liberty

The scariest packing that I have ever done – What to pack in your hospital bag

With 2 weeks to go before Liberty is due to arrive, I have finally packed my hospital bag! (This meaning I have put things in the bag as I had already prepared it weeks ago #superorganised😊). I had read so many different sites, blogs and forums about what to pack and decided I would use … Continue reading The scariest packing that I have ever done – What to pack in your hospital bag