Sunday, 12 June 2011
I have the most amazing of weeks. My friend invited me to be her birthing partner...well part of 'team birth' with her partner. I went down to Hastings to be with them last Sunday when her waters broke and then we waited and waited and drank tea and ate biscuits (and the obvious hot curry) and walked on the beach and waited some more.
There was stopping and starting but the little guy in her belly was obviously very happy and comfortable and didn't really want to come out no matter how hard she tried. And tried she did. She was AMAZING. He was finally born by C section on Friday morning. And what a little bundle or gorgeousness!
Being there for the labour was something I will never forget. It was a roller coaster of emotion. Intimate, painful, exciting, exhausting. It's been a long time since I've done an all nighter and I still have the huge bags under my eyes. It was such an honour to be there with these lovely people at such a special time. I'm still all dreamy about it. I'm going to have to make alot of trips down there to visit!
Posted by Hannah Nunn at 19:49