Birth Story of the Week – Kym, Jade and Tate – Parenting Twins Article

We planned our son. We always knew that I would carry any babies we had, you know when each partner knows their roles within a marriage? Well that’s us. I will be the the waddling child bearer and my darling wife will be the one to continue to work full time and be the main earner for our family.  She’s the one who entertains with jokes, I’m the one who entertains by cooking for people. Like I said, we know…

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Birth Story of the week – Erin and Roman – Parenting Twins Article

My name is Erin Smithers (or Noandroblog) I am 23 years old, the  mother of two lively, beautiful boys and a student nurse. I became a mother at 16 years old, and never had anyone to discuss my ‘birth story’ with so it’s quite the honour to put it on Gas & Air! My first birth was an event of blur, angst and big red alarms. There was definite fear around Roman’s birth. I had a ‘my body is made to do…

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Birth Story of the week – Steph and Bea – Parenting Twins Article

A birth is a birth, no matter the outcome – something which I stand by every single day. I’m a midwife so having a baby was a whole multitude of emotions for me – the worry and panic of everything that can happen but also the capacity to know about the incredible outcomes and the families we see created. On Wednesday 1st November, I went into hospital to be induced. The induction took a while for anything to happen, mostly…

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