Positive Home to Hospital Birth during Covid

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Guest blog of this beautiful birth story, from our Home Birth Support Group UK, by Kirsty Smart. ??? Birth Story ??? Baby boy, 7lb7.5oz, 12.30pm Friday 24th April, 40+1, 3rd baby. Hello! My waters started to go at 6.20am after a couple of very little niggles that had woken me. My waters have never gone …

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Creative Writing – What Is This Doubt That Bites Me

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Having just returned from 3 weeks at camp, I thought I would share the autobiographical poems I wrote at Samantha Pearse’s wonderful, creative writing workshop at Druid Camp. Tears On Strangers Yesterday I cried on strangers Today friends cried on me A perfect simile Of my life And me Its the illusion of invincibility That …

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Breaking The Ties That Bind Me – One Song At A Time

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Over the years I have been through quite a lot – the damage and limitations, start with school. We don’t think when we tell a child “you are the clever one” that it can be harmful to be labelled – clever is a compliment after all. Art – “Sam tries hard – but she has …

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