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Waiting…

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– A poem expressing the anxiety of a pregnant woman whose EDD has arrived   Dear Baby, here beneath my heart, I thought that you might come today; the timing just seemed right But the stars are out and the moon is high and sheepishly I wonder why I try to arrange the plans of…

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My Labour Ordeal

I found out I was pregnant when I was already five weeks into the pregnancy. My first check up and scan was at three months when I had travelled to Eldoret for work. The due date was announced as 25th August, and the doctor told me to expect that baby around that time, give or…

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I am waiting

I am waiting for you little man So eagerly that sometimes I sit and wait Not doing much but just thinking of you Nothing in particular but just waiting for you. You are yet to be born but you are so full of life You are still to make a voice and yet sweeter than…

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Paralyzed by The Fear of Childbirth!

What fear has taken hold of your thinking process today…………………? Thoughts start racing through your mind: stories you have heard about painful labor that took days to produce a baby; being tied down to care for a helpless infant or toddler; school fees for many years to come; disciplining a wayward child … … And…

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Epidural Delivery….Good Or Bad Idea?

I opted to have an epidural while delivering my Nyakio. Why? The thought of a painless experience was tremendously appealing. Having had a normal (epidural free) birth the first time round – and knowing the inexplicable pain of it – I was extremely pleasantly surprised when I went through my epidural assisted delivery this time.…

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