Month: December 2016

A tale of two births (4)

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Please welcome back Afni who is sharing her story of her two pregnancies and her experiences both good and bad as part of a series of blogs related to maternity safety. This blog moves from her first pregnancy and finds her a few years later experiencing her second pregnancy.  Over to Afni…. So dear reader, you have read the story of my first pregnancy – let’s move on to my second.  Well, they say history […]

A tale of two births (3)

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Please welcome back Afni who is sharing her story of her two pregnancies and her experiences both good and bad as part of a series of blogs related to maternity safety. Over to Afni…. If it doesn’t rain it pours. It was around the 5th month when I developed something called Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD) and hypermobility.  This combination causes severe pain around the pelvic area and makes it difficult to walk, or go upstairs […]

A tale of two births (2)

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Please welcome back Afni who is sharing her story of her two pregnancies and her experiences both good and bad as part of a series of blogs related to maternity safety. Over to Afni…. Dear reader, you will recall that I was sharing the early days of my first pregnancy where I was diagnosed with hyperemesis. I had received a mixed reaction; really supportive GP, really unhelpful midwife. So after some persistence on my part […]