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I loved that Charles got to have some very special one on one Daddy time with Jasper. I was still very sore, very worn out and extremely wobbly in the legs. So standing up, let alone getting a baby dressed was not something I was quite ready for. Which left   Read More ...

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At first the little monkey didn’t want to feed. I don’t know how many times I tried to get him to feed, it was crazy. He kept showing signs he was ready, then I would try and nope. Having breastfed two babies before I knew that sometimes it was just   Read More ...

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While still in the birthing suite after quite some time (they make sure you have plenty of skin on skin following the birth) Jasper is weighed and measured. He eventually gets cleaned up a little just with towels (no bath usually until the next day or two) and dressed. Daddy took   Read More ...

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After a long wait, false labour and 4 days over due we finally get to meet baby Jasper. He is so precious, I cherish every minute I have him on my chest. I can’t believe it, he is born!

Categories: Labour and Birth

This is my labour story. I was wondering how to write this post and if I should separate it in two sections. Reason being that this is the second time I thought I was in labour! (this time it was for real…eventually). Last Saturday October 5, 2014 I had contractions…   Read More ...

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When they bought preston back to me it was time for his first breastfeed. This is always a learning process for them but we eventually got him latched on and having a drink.  

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While they were helping Preston to pink up they cleaned and measured him.  

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It was time, time to get this little boy out. With a lot of effort, some massive pushes and of course a lot of pain our baby boy was born. Once again it seems I was going to have to be stitched up. Due to my labour with Addison and   Read More ...

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We arrived at the hospital at 6.30 am and walked to the maternity ward, this time not staggering in pain but casually and of course a little anxious about what the day would bring…a new baby boy! We were settled into our birthing suite quite promptly. Our midwife’s name was   Read More ...

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The day has come and if you would have asked me last night I would have said that induction wasn’t necessary!!! As Charles kept saying last night “You false alarmed us!!!” I started to have some pains last night which I thought was an early sign of labour, so I   Read More ...

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