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    Amelie’s Birth Story

    It’s been 84 years… (Titanic reference, sorry but that still makes me giggle), just kidding although that’s what it felt like. It was Saturday 21st January 2012, I was overdue by 8 days, I woke up around 7.30am with back ache and tummy cramps. Being pregnant for the first time I had read all the books out there, attended antenatal classes and spoken to friends with children but still didn’t have a clue if I was in labour or not. So I got up as usual, the aches didn’t subside so we headed out for a McDonald’s breakfast (classy), by the time we got home the pain was getting worse…

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    Pregnancy #1

    Lets rewind to the day I found out I was pregnant. Prior to this day I had been experiencing painful stabbing pains in my pelvic area and needing to wee tons. I had this feeling before so booked myself an appointment with the Doctor as I thought it was a UTI. At my appointment the Doctor took a sample of my urine to test, there were no signs of any infection so she threw my sample down the sink. She then asked if I could be pregnant, I thought what a stupid question to ask of course I’m not. But, thinking about it there was no reason I couldn’t be…