Pregnancy and Birth

Sadas Birth stories – Page 4

Russell had tears; Xanthe looked a little surprise, full of wonder and asked if I was ok. I looked her firmly in the eye with a big smile and said, "Im ok, sweet heart. Heres your baby sister". Xanthe said, "Shes so cute". I hopped out of the birth pool t

Sadas Birth stories

The Support teams identity has been protected in this story and will be known as D and M. Im a little unsure of where to begin the birth stories of my two beautiful children, Xanthe and Grace. The first ended in a c-section after 26hrs - a challenging exp

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