You’ve Got A Friend

Dear Student Midwife, I am writing to thank you for the care you gave myself and my son whilst he was on the neonatal unit. I know you are unlikely to think you did anything other than your job, but to me you did so much more. We were fortunate to have many caring staff... Continue Reading →

Labour of Love

My due date was 19th January 2016. But Baby had other ideas. By the beginning of December I was in hospital with possible pre-term labour. We had made a mad dash in the early hours to maternity triage and were seen by a variety of midwives and consultants. They were concerned about my blood pressure,... Continue Reading →

It’s All Coming Back To Me Now

I was going to use this post to talk about the effect of birth and the postnatal period on my mental health. But The Husband quite rightly pointed out that people may be interested in how I fared during pregnancy too. So instead of glancing over the pregnancy in a couple of paragraphs, I thought... Continue Reading →

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