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ASIYA'S BIRTH STORY | LABOUR + BIRTH PART 1

I want to start this off by saying that we didn't have the birth I envisioned in my head but throughout my pregnancy I dedicated a lot of time to coming to terms with the fact that we may not have the birth of my dreams. Not because I didn't think we would, but because I knew I needed to be prepared for any and every outcome. I am so glad I did that, I know I wouldn't be so happy about the way everything turned out if I was set on having the perfect, calm, homebirth and would most likely be suffering from birth trauma right now. That isn't to say that I haven't spent countless hours going through everything...

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ASIYA'S BIRTH STORY | PREGNANCY CARE + HOMEBIRTH PLAN

I feel like every time I sit down to write a blog post, my mind is always like "where do I start?" So while a lot of you have messaged asking how the birth went and although I do want to get straight into it, I think it's important that I first talk about the care we chose during our pregnancy and the kind of birth we wanted.  Before we fell pregnant, actually, before I even got married, I knew I wanted to have a homebirth. It was a mix of not feeling comfortable in a hospital combined with the feeling of 'this is how it should be done' and hearing the homebirth story of a dear friend who said...

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