Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy The 2nd Time Around

Pregnant Tummy

Pregnancy the 2nd time around is so much easier, it is amazing how different it can be! My first pregnancy was tough, the first trimester was easy except for the tiredness and of course going off my prescription meds for bipolar which was rocky to say the least! The second …

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Thinking About The New Baby

New Baby

I have been trying to prepare my 20 month old daughter for the fact that there is a new baby on the way, of course she doesn’t understand what I mean. I showed her my tummy and explained that there is a baby growing in there. She then rubbed my …

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Another SURPRISE!

Positive Pregnancy Test

The last few weeks have been just hectic. First my 18 month old girl got vomiting and diarrhea for first time and what an experience that was – I have never before had anyone vomit in my face! I have also been feeling incredibly exhausted and scatterbrained so having to …

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Claire’s Pre-eclampsia Birth Story

Pre-eclampsia Birth Story

After being told many times by my mother that I need to be super careful while pregnant as my mother and grandmother experienced pre-eclampsia, it finally happened to me at 33 weeks. I went in to my gynae for my 33 week scan, he informed me that I was not …

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Naomi’s Birth Story – Natural 4th Vbac

Vbac Vaginal birth after csection

Worried about a natural vbac (Vaginal Birth After C-section) and not sure if it is possible? Here is Naomis’ 4th vbac birth story! Thomas was my 5th pregnancy. Besides the horrible morning sickness which I get every time, this was my easiest pregnancy. No swelling, far less weight gain than …

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Lezaan – My Birth Stories

My birth stories

When I met my husband 11 years ago we both agreed that having kids was a big thing and a decision that we should both be happy with. So after 7 years of marriage we finally both agreed that the time was right. It took us about six months to …

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Mom To Twin Boys – A Story Of Loss And Joy

Mom to twin boys

Gaynor’s story of her twin boys is heart wrenching, get out the tissues mommies! When Harry met Sally (okay it’s Jacques and Gaynor) … Gaynor de Beer, Table View Hubby asked me to marry him in December 2004 after dating for 8 years. I knew he was the “one” the …

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