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Maggie’s Birth Story

 Maggie’s Birth - 13 April 2017I guess the story of Maggie’s birth really starts with our first baby Freddie in 2011. Freddie was breech and despite every effort to turn him, he remained bottom down. The hospital in London where he was to be born were supportive (in theory) of a breach Read more

The Birth of Stella

The Birth of Stella, for Stella Written by mum, Barbara for her beautiful daughter Stella to read when she grows up On the whole, being pregnant with you was pretty easy. I had mild morning sickness, my diet devolved into daily baked potatoes from SpudBar on Commercial Road, and I had to stand Read more

The Birth of Reuben Edward

Written by mum, Meg. I was absolutely feeling fed up with being pregnant. I felt like I'd surrendered all I had and was feeling so down that baby still hadn't come. My cousin and her baby girl came for a visit and I had some lovely cuddles with her bub. We joked about asking  her to tell her new Read more

The Birth of Thomas

Written by Thomas's mum, Barbara The labour with my first child Stella had been long and difficult as she was born posterior, and when I became pregnant with my second I immediately wondered if I was going to have another posterior baby, and whether it would be just as difficult second time Read more

The Due Date

The amount of emphasis there is on the magic 40 weeks gestation, more commonly known as the ‘due date’, surely this has to mean something, right? Should my baby be born on this date, or by this date? On social media, people count down the days to this date, as the time approaches a barrage of Read more

Clem’s Birth Story

Written by MAMA mum, Jacqui So my pregnancy was fairly easy and uncomplicated. I remember thinking (and probably saying) ‘When’s the hard stuff going to start?’All my prenatal check ups were pretty uneventful – everything ok, off you go, see you in a bit. I had minimal monitoring, Read more

Ebony Rae – A Special Rainbow Baby

Ebony Rae - a special rainbow baby"We are very excited to finally meet our little rainbow, Ebony Rae Tonkin. 4.29kgs and 53cm long, Ebony was born on 16th January at home surrounded by the most loving and supportive birth team we could have asked for. Thank you to Marita, Marg, Jan, Kelly & Read more