Mother's Day One Mum's Story Parenting
One Mum\'s StoryOne Mum\'s Story
For the last three years, I’ve bumped my status from being just a wife to be a Mother.
So for the last three years, I have enjoyed the honor of Mother’s day. For this day is the day that I can choose to have dinner at that Mexican restaurant my husband hates so much.
Before I was... Read More
I thought I’d tell my story. I’m a mother of five. My first three pregnancies were all normal with no problems. But number four went well until four days before my due date.
Labour started and stopped until they induced me on the Wednesday (my due date). Thursday morning they applied the second lot of gel... Read More
Andrew and I had decided we were going have a baby after being together for seven years, so I went off the pill after being on it for 10 years. I went to my GP and he said I would ovulate on a particular day, so Andrew and I tried and I fell pregnant first... Read More
by : Sarina Brunott
Sarina, Alexandra and Mal
When I reflect on my hospital stay after giving birth to my first child, I still have mixed feelings about this life changing experience. If you were to ask most new parents they would probably agree with me and say each day goes by in a... Read More
Who could imagine one word could mean so much? So much confusion, so much disturbance, so much PAIN. That word turned my life around.
Suddenly, I didn’t know anything - couldn’t think straight, make decisions, sleep, eat or relax. So much for that new chapter in my life, the start of a new job, a... Read More
Chase at 3.5 months
After I gave birth to a beautiful healthy baby boy I was unfortunate to have a major haemorrhage and had to be rushed off to surgery for an operation to stop the bleeding. Once I woke up from the general anaesthetic I tried to start breastfeeding but was... Read More
by : Rebecca Poulter
Tyler at approximately 2 months old
Well the first seven months of my pregnancy went great!! No morning sickness or anything wrong with me, until it was Friday morning and the day of an ultrasound. I went to my appointment with my husband at 8:30am. At 9am I had my doctor on... Read More
I’d like to share my story. I was diagnosed with endometriosis and polycystic ovaries when I was about 20 years old after suffering from sporadic yet horrendous periods since I was 17 years old. I’d go months without one then all of a sudden be hit with heavy and painful periods lasting seven to ten... Read More
Courtesy of Joni Leimgruber
At the age of 27, Rachel Warner was thrown into a storm of uncertainty, tests and surgery after a grim discovery was made just after giving birth to her second son.
“I was in labour with my second son, Campbell, when my husband noticed a lump on my neck (I remember being... Read More
Rachel at 2 1/2 weeks with Daddy’s hand as she grips her ventilation tube
I am sitting here on the computer with my little cuddle bug in my arms just gazing and smiling at me as if to “Thank you Mummy.”
Rachel was due around 01/02/08. Instead, she was born on 14/10/07 at 24 weeks... Read More