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Megan’s Natural Twin Birth!

I know Megan from my mother’s group (for our oldest babies). I remember we had a catch up and it was the first time I had seen everyone after having my youngest. I was showing off my double pram (as we do!) and Megan was taking a particular interest in it. I gave her a knowing wink and she announced to everyone “I just found out I’m pregnant… and we’re having twins!” – turns out I had no idea!

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Birth Stories

Nicky’s Fast Preterm Birth

Nicky had a plan and knew what she wanted her birth to be like. She is the perfect example of why making a plan is not about getting exactly what you wish for, but knowing how to advocate for yourself and make the right choices for yourself when things don’t go to plan.

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Birth Stories

Steph’s Healing Caesarean

Steph is a friend of mine and I interviewed her for my doula training to find out about women’s experiences with caesareans. We talked mostly about her first birth; an emergency caesarean that she found very traumatic. I needed to know how her second caesaren birth helped her heal and she was happy to share her positive caesarean story.

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Conditions

All That Matters Is a Healthy Baby

I’m sick of hearing this phrase. This phrase makes it seem like the woman needs to put all of her needs and wants aside to make sure their baby is ok and that her desire for a particular experience is selfish. I can guarantee that she does not want anything to go wrong. She already has her baby as her first priority, no-one needs to remind her or try to justify it.

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Birth Services

Birthing Options in Perth (WA)

Did you know that you don’t have to go to the hospital to have your baby? Just because you have private health insurance, doesn’t mean you have to go through an obstetrician. Just because you don’t, doesn’t mean you have to go to your nearest public hospital!

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