All started on Friday 29th October at 21:00 when my water broke. We were having dinner; I was sitting on my chair when suddenly Louisa said “Oh Maman, you’re doing a wee!”. The surges started no longer after but we first finished our dinner, set up the environment for the birth and text our Doula […]
Sometimes we hear people questioning why to have another child, or even why to have a child at all! Although someone can say that the world may be turning more and more inhospitable, it is usually forgotten that a new life is always a new hope for changing our lives, if not only the baby’s parents’ life, perhaps the […]
This hypnosis session at the end of Sarah’s hypnobirth course was about releasing fear and anxiety. You needed to picture a white book with pages of your fears and removed the page and burn all pages while being under deep relaxation.That was it, I though I couldn’t destroy the page about the removal of placenta in hospital […]
I’ve finally managed to get the mobile phone number of Gillian. I talked to her over the phone, and ask if she will be able to look at Louisa’s birth notes and give us advices on the possible risks of recurrence of a retained placenta, and the possibility of having a home birth again. She kindly said […]
Our HypnoBirth teacher Sarah gave us invaluable information in order to find a more supportive midwife than our current one regarding the possibility of having a home birth. She told us to contact Gillian, a supervisor of midwives and Beverley from AIMS.
http://www.birthfriendly.co.uk/hypnobirthing.htm This was really a last minute opportunity that we decided to take recommended by our doula Sam. Four courses over two weeks to hopefully have a calm and natural birth. We met our teacher Sarah on that evening in Saffron Walden at her home, with three other couples, she baked very nice cakes and during three hours she […]
All fine… we got the results of the glucose challenge test and all is fine. Because I am rhesus negative, I need an anti-D injection, that is given today exceptionally by our midwife instead of having to go the the Rosie. Thank you as it is always good to avoid a trip to the hospital 😉