Monthly Archives: June 2016


Things I Wish I knew…. before having a Baby 

At 8.10am 19 years ago today, I became a Mother, when my beautiful daughter, Carrigan was born. I remember the day like it was yesterday....... the overwhelming rush of emotion and the complete high that this beautiful baby was mine. I thought as a qualified midwife that I was fairly well prepared for caring for a newborn......But...... Nothing will ever prepare you for motherhood, no books or antenatal classes, no anecdotes or time spent with friends, no apps or midwifes. It is an experience impossible to really communicate and one which binds generations of mothers. But still, there are things we all wish we had known before having a baby, to stop us worrying, to keep us sane and to [...]

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