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From very early on in my pregnancy I thought about having a home birth. I asked the midwife about it at my first appointment at a central London hospital but I was told that I was outside their area for home births. The midwife there confirmed the experiences of my friends, that my nearest hospital […]
I knew I wouldn’t cope well in a hospital environment and opted for a freestanding birth centre first time round but I had no plan B when my pregnancy progressed into it’s 42nd week and I was redirected to the labour ward of our local hospital. The experience was the worst 48 hours of my […]