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My Amazing Home Birth

My Amazing Home Birth

My Amazing Home Birth! Well, at last my baby is here so now I can tell you if the baby is a girl or boy it’s name and all about my home birth. On Sunday 25th April we were out most of the day at the UCT rugby fields in Cape Town as my husband was running in the Shawco...
Where Are My Toes! Weeks 37-40

Where Are My Toes! Weeks 37-40

Getting Closer Well on the 2nd April I went back to see the midwife at 37 weeks and everything is going smoothly, my urine test was normal, weight gain fine and the midwife can get four fingers below my ribs which means that the baby has dropped although the head is...
My Amazing Home Birth

The Now I Am Blooming Lovely Stage!

Weeks 21-30: Taken from my pregnancy journal Well, since the scan I am proudly showing all patient souls the image from the scan, they are too polite to ask, ” What is it we are seeing exactly”, so they just humour me by looking anyway. I hate having to...
My Home Birth Story

My Home Birth Story

I’m Pregnant!   Way back in 1993 people were surprised when I announced that I was pregnant with my third child and even more shocked more than surprised when I decided that this time round I was going to have a baby MY way. My way was a home birth where I...
WHAT!? A 4th Trimester

WHAT!? A 4th Trimester

Are you kidding – a 4th trimester? No, I am being dead serious! After 4 children and 6 grandchildren I can tell you that it officially exists! All those famous celebrities you see portrayed in the media wafting out of hospital (including our own Catherine,...