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7 years on, its still hard

I’ve written before about what a traumatic birth my eldests sons was. An unexpected emergency C-section which had serious complications. One blogger thats always inspired me in terms of dealing with and accepting my own birth trauma is Ghostwritermummy. Today she wrote a post about how that experience doesn’t just affect that one day. And it is SO true. Yesterday
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C-Sections. Not the negative they are portrayed!

This morning I saw this image on the BabyCalm Facebook Page with a comment that felt incredibly negative. Its no secret to regular readers that I’m a c-section Mum … twice over! One was an emergency, my dream natural birth out the window in place of a sun-roof with complications arrival! The second was a planned, to avoid a further
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Should you share birth photos?

Today I saw someone tweet a comment that someone on their Facebook had posted their c-section birth photos, the tone wasn’t hugely positive and so I enquired why she felt this was unnecessary and if she was against both c-section photos and natural or just c-section. The discussion got me thinking. I’m well aware its not to everyones tastes to see birth photos. Mum
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One Born Every Minute : A painful reminder…

Last night as I’m sure many people know, One Born Every Minute begun its new series. Twitter went crazy for it. Even my facebook stream went crazy for it. But I switched off. I turned off social media for that hour and didn’t have my telly set to channel 4. Why? Because OBEM is a painful reminder of the birth
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6 years ago…

Follow my blog with Bloglovin … I was in agony. Every breath I took hurt. If I moved an inch my stomach felt like it had been butchered. It had… Giving birth to my eldest son was by far the hardest thing I have ever gone through in my 22 years. I ended up fighting for my life. Mostly unaware
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Its the Baby Shows 10th Birthday!

When I read the press release that told me the baby show is celebrating its 10th birthday it made me realise I’ve been visiting the baby show for 6 years this year. Thats pretty terrifying! The Baby Show Earls Court is the flagship event in The Baby Show calendar and the one I’ve visited the most! The Baby Show features
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