• Blog entry,  C section

    I went in with an abscess and came out with a baby : My birth story

    *Warning this is a long post with maybe TMI about my abscess and birth * Being pregnant can be hard work , near the end your body starts to ache you find it hard to sleep. Your emotions are all over the place and all you want to happen is to be joined by your little baby. At 38 weeks my consultant wanted to start to get things moving so suggested that I started to have sweeps early. In the hope that I wouldn’t go over and that I could have the natural birth that I so deeply wanted. Sadly my body had other plans for me, painful plans at…

  • Blog entry,  C section

    My real thoughts about my Caesarean when I had Ava

    This might sound really stupid but I was gutted i didn’t give birth to my daughter naturally .I had this image of how things would go and having a Caesarean wasn’t it . I remember telling Jordan if they want me to have a Caesarean ┬ásay no unless it’s a must. I used to be jealous of mom that had given birth naturally for a number of different reasons really . The first being that their body did what it was supposed to do and mine didn’t. I felt that I had failed I should’ve of been able to do it but my body didn’t. Also I remember feeling really…

  • C section,  overdue

    When all your birth plans go out the window !

    So whenever anyone asked me what my birth plans were it was simple . I wanted a water birth with little intervention, well it didn’t really go to plan !. Well our little princess was meant to be with us on 21st December , that date had now been and gone and I had been up to the hospital so many times thinking she was coming but no such luck. Finally I got my date for my induction and could see the light at the end of the tunnel . Being now 10 days overdue I was so tired and just a ball of emotions. So got my bags packed…