Mother Matters
The Supporting Role
childbirth, labour, partners

The Supporting Role

I'd met him previously, several times, but we really hadn't made a connection.  He was very busy with his work and often had to leave the room to take a phone call when I was there.  More often than not, he would be sending or checking texts, barely listening to me as I spoke.  ...

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But I don’t want to be induced
induction of labour, labour, childbirth

But I don’t want to be induced

But I don’t want to be induced… by Lenore Kilmartin   I don’t want to be induced”, you think to yourself, hoping that your care provider will cut you some slack and continue to monitor you while your baby picks his/her own birth-day.    You’ve heard that prostaglandin ...

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Moaning
labour, childbirth

Moaning

Moaning, by Lenore Kilmartin   Moaning in childbirth is a universal sound exhibited by labouring mothers the world over. Midwives and caregivers know that a mother who is moaning through contractions is labouring well and using her low­toned voice to move her baby down. Mothers who ...

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