Over the coming months I hope to add more and more stories of births I’ve attended. Some will be from my perspective, others from the mother and father’s, but each is shared with their permission to encourage, inspire and reassure mothers and fathers to be.
Anne’s second birth helps her feel more confident as a mother
In which Helen of Troy (of Broadstairs) has her proudest moment
Clare tells of her, rather large, second baby’s birth at home in Whitstable. Contains swearing.
First-time parents planning a homebirth with the new Whipps Cross team
Jen tells the story of Jim’s birth
A father tells his son’s birth story
Louise and Robert’s homebirth, for their second baby, took us all by surprise!
First time parents whose speedy birth took us across London (via Mothercare)
First time parents who planned a home water birth (with a few staffing issues on the way!)
A long labour with first time parents J and S who planned a home water birth.
A slow start and a fast ending with second time parents Y and S who planned to give birth in Homerton Hospital’s birth centre.Tweet