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Living with an Aspie

Sorry I haven’t updated in a while. Life has been somewhat hectic with DS1 off school for the summer holidays. As you are aware DS1 is currently on the Umbrella Pathway for Aspergers. Life in our household can be very challenging, there are days where I’m not even sure how I will make it through. It’s…

Home Births and Hospital Privileges

A guest blog post for you today by Anj Fabian, highlighting the importance of correct maternity care. Thank you Anj for letting me share this: Here is my simple, three step guide to having a responsible home birth: 1) Get standard prenatal care throughout your pregnancy. Do not improvise, do not opt out of anything.…

How many babies have to die?

I apologise for this post being short. I’m lost for words right now. In the last 3 days as many babies have died during attempted HBACs, plus there are 2 in special care. 3 days = 3 dead babies and 2 in NICU! When does this stop? When will the groups and organisations responsible for…

DS2 Full Birth Story

I’ve written in brief about my birth story and often use my story to raise awareness of how important it is to birth in a hospital environment if you have had a previous c-section. I figured it was about time I wrote it down before it dissipates into the ether of my mummy brain. When…

ICAN – Shielding women from the truth since the 80’s

ICAN – The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary caesareans through education, providing support for caesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC). You all know I am very much pro VBAC, I fully support a womans right to a vaginal birth after caesarean.…

Can you help?

With the amount of misinformation in regards to the safety of HBAC, I would like to try and compile a list of HBACs that have ended in a loss over the last few years. I would like to account month by month and include a brief description of what happened and the cause of death.…

Annas Uterine Rupture Story

Annas story broke my heart when I read it. Hers and many other womens stories are also on Naval Gazing Midwifes blog. If you would like to read her blog you can do so at this link: http://navelgazingmidwife.squarespace.com/navelgazing-midwife-blog/2014/4/7/annas-uterine-rupture-story.html It is so important to spread awareness of the true dangers of HBAC. Home Birth after a Caesarean…