I have loved my baby boy every single second – he is the light of my life. My occasional mixed feelings don’t make me a bad person. They make me human. Some days I am better at believing this than others.
Tag: child birth
Lesson #12 – What I wish I knew one year ago (A note to me ) – Part 2
In just a couple of weeks you are going to wake up just before midnight and it will be because your waters have broken (thank you induction!). When you call the Midwife and tell her that you felt a popping sensation in your belly, she is going to sound doubtful. That’s okay. Don’t be too perturbed,…
Lesson #11 – Comparison is said to be the thief of joy (But how do I stop comparing?)
How dare she say that to my friend! Why would she say that? Why is it even important to her how that baby was born? Isn’t the main thing that the birth resulted in a health baby and mumma?
Lesson #7 – Some things are far worse than you had ever imagined, and then there’s labour.
I used to be an avid watcher of the TV show, One Born Every Minute. I loved that in the space of an hour (well with ads maybe 40ish minutes) the audience would be introduced to three different women, their journey and we would watch their bubs be born. I remember one particular episode where…