Today the team were delighted to welcome a little “leapling” earthside.
This little one, who was in quite a hurry to meet everyone, was birthed by his incredible mum at #home in the #pool. We suspect he was excited to meet everyone including these gorgeous piglets #continuity #homebirthJustHappened #HomeWaterBirth
The team were delighted to support this experienced mum as she birthed her daughter at home in the #pool in the early hours of this morning. Her third birth with the team! #Continuity #HomebirthJustHappened
It was a busy day for the team on Saturday with three caseload babies arriving earthside. This little lady was the first to arrive in the early hours, her mother’s first #Homebirth, ready to join her big sister on lots of adventures! #HomebirthJustHappened #continuity #homewaterbirth #poolbirth #continuity
This little lady certainly kept the team on their toes and add a little excitement to their New Year’s Eve when she decided to arrive feet and bottom first! Despite the surprise this strong mother birthed her baby beautifully and safely in to the world.
“On the morning of my due date I had a few mild cramps which came and went with me hardly even noticing them. I put it down to ‘due date excitement’! I had a sweep booked in with Emily at around midday and I was excited that at the prospect of it possibly starting things off. I took my toddler to nursery and my husband and I went out for breakfast to enjoy some child-free time before the next baby came along. Emily and a student midwife came over after lunchat around 1:30pm, and after a cup of tea and a lovely chat she did the sweep for me. She said I was already 3cms dilated and my cervix was fully effaced!! What!? My body had been up to all sorts of things without me even knowing! Emily said that we would very likely have our baby today and said to call the team when things ramped up, and advised that we inflate the birthing pool. Having the sweep at home was much more relaxing than at hospital (if you can call a sweep relaxing!?).