Bow's Birth Story - Day 3, Part 2

You can read my previous posts here. Bow’s Birth Story – Day 1 Bow’s Birth Story – Day 2 Bow’s Birth Story – Day 3, Part 1 Day 3, Saturday the 26th September – After The Epidural I felt so deflated! I had already given birth to my baby more times than I could count but I still couldn’t hold him safely in my arms. I started to cry. I had no energy left and I couldn’t see how I [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on January 27, 2016 Pregnancy & Childbirth 15 Responses »
 

You can read my previous posts here. Bow’s Birth Story – Day 1 Bow’s Birth Story – Day 2 Day 3, Saturday the 26th September – Before The Epidural At around 3am my contractions were coming fast and strong. The midwife said that she thought we would see a baby soon. Everyone started guessing what time our little man would arrive and the midwife guessed 5am. She got her delivery trolley set up and expected his arrival. A short while [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on January 20, 2016 Pregnancy & Childbirth 22 Responses »
 
Bow's Birth Story - Day 2 (The Party)

You can read my previous post here. Bow’s Birth Story – Day 1 Day 2, Friday the 25th September The next morning (24 hours after the pessary was inserted) they checked my cervix again. I was still 1cm! I was told that the pessary could be left in for 30 hours so they said they would check my cervix again at 5.30pm when they removed it. If nothing had happened by then they would try and break my waters before [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on January 15, 2016 Pregnancy & Childbirth 22 Responses »
 
Bow's Birth Story - Day 1 (The Calm Before The Storm)

I spent a lot of last week writing about Bow’s birth. It took me a while to get into the right mindset and, if I am honest, I didn’t think I was ready to make sense of it all. I really wanted to publish his birth story before his development posts though so I sat down and started to write. Surprisingly, the words poured out of me. Unfortunately they didn’t stop! I wanted to publish his birth story as one [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on January 12, 2016 Pregnancy & Childbirth 18 Responses »
 
The Size Of A Pumpkin

Pregnancy Catch Up 40 weeks pregnant – Our baby is the size of a pumpkin When I found out that I was going to be induced before I was full term I was disappointed that I wouldn’t be able to take a 40 weeks fruit photo.  Although the idea of my baby being the size of a pumpkin scared me, I was looking forward to completing my fruit salad collage. Imagine my delight when I found this gorgeous little hat! [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on December 17, 2015 Pregnancy & Childbirth 13 Responses »
 
Pregnancy Diaries - 40 Weeks

Don’t panic, I am not pregnant again! 🙂 I am just catching up and giving myself a chance to get over the trauma of childbirth before writing about it. Written on the 28th September Today I would have been 40 weeks pregnant but instead I am in hospital holding my beautiful baby boy in my arms! On Saturday the 26th of September At 11.17pm Bow was born. He weighed 7lb 9oz. I came into hospital to be induced on Thursday. [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on December 10, 2015 Pregnancy & Childbirth No Responses »
 
The Size Of A Watermelon

Don’t panic, I am not pregnant again! 🙂 I am just catching up and giving myself a chance to get over the trauma of childbirth before writing about it. 39 weeks pregnant – Our baby is the size of a watermelon “I carried a watermelon!’ The thought of our baby being the size of a watermelon brings tears to my eyes! Bob loves watermelon! It is one of her favourite fruits but she has to get me to remove every [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on November 27, 2015 Pregnancy & Childbirth 7 Responses »
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