Welcome To The World, Sorsha Rose! – Allan’s Perspective

Whilst I was writing my posts on Sorsha’s birth (part one and part two!) I would ask Allan to help me recall some information. It was always interesting to hear how and what he remembered, so I asked him to write a post on his view of the experience! Enjoy! The labour began for me…

Welcome To The World, Sorsha Rose! – Part 2

It’s taken far too long, but here’s the second part of Sorsha’s birth story! If you haven’t already, you might like to read part one first! I wasn’t fully aware what had happened until Allan came to see me after the operation. Sorsha had been taken to the intensive care unit as she wasn’t breathing…

Welcome To The World, Sorsha Rose! – Part 1

I’ve have tried to write this post numerous times over the last few weeks but always tinkered with it because it’s too long/short/graphic/rose-tinted etc! So I’m just putting it out there and hopefully it’s just right! On Thursday 7th May 2015, I gave birth to Sorsha Rose. That fact still amazes me, despite carrying her…

Pregnancy Update: Baby Bird At 38 Weeks

Less than two weeks to go! Not a lot has happened this last fortnight! I started maternity leave last week and I’ve been trying to catch up with things and put my feet up a bit more too. I started out with a couple of days doing lots but my ankles and hands were swelling…

Pregnancy Update: Baby Bird At 36 Weeks

I’ve been trying to write this post for 2 weeks but the tiredness and having the cold and trying to get finished up at work has taken over! Not a great picture this time (and that mirror needs a clean) but I’m getting BIG! I’ve put on a total of two and a half stone…