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By Louise Wheeler31 May 2015

Mum thanks midwives for home birth dream come true

Lisa Spelling was looking forward to a healthy, happy pregnancy, except that her weight meant that medical professionals had labelled her as “high risk.” Read more

By Louise Wheeler13 April 2015

Father attends birth using virtual reality

A father who works over 2,400 miles away from his family has attended his third child's birth using virtual reality headset, Samsung Gear. Read more

By Louise Wheeler9 April 2015

Essex police woman gives birth on the toilet

Police officers may be used to coping with emergencies, but how many would be prepared to deal with one in their own bathroom? Read more

By Louise Wheeler1 March 2015

Canvey dad helps deliver baby using TV tips

A Canvey dad who delivered his second daughter has described how baby books and TV programmes helped to prepare him for the big moment. Read more

By Essex Baby Author1 June 2013

Be prepared!

I think it's fair to say that when it comes to birth stories, you generally only hear of absolute horror stories? Prior to having my children, my thoughts on birth followed two paths, the first being that it would be excruciating agony and I would just take every single drug available to me to block it out, the second being that I just really didn't want to think about it at all, it was obviously going to happen at some point and I was just going to have to deal with it. Read more