I delivered my baby at Mater Hospital, Nairobi – here is my experience. Heri Nyaki – Interview by Katumbi Mbaluto “….And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” -1 Corinthians 13:13- So many forms of love exist, in the different spectrums, roles and dynamics that we…

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  Karen Hospital, my maternity facility of choice, is simply unbeatable! Rosemary Mutuku – Interview by Katumbi Mbaluto So many adages are used to describe what motherhood is. From “a calling” to a “God given role” and “a natural duty”, amongst many others. As we journey through life, we start to realise that things aren’t…

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  Care and attention at the Nairobi Hospital Maternity Ward was just great! Lucy Mutinda Loki – Interview by Katumbi Mbaluto   Motherhood and childbirth are said to be fully understandable, only when one has worn the shoes that fit, and travelled down the equally designed path. That being the case, the world offers us…

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  The cleanliness and sanitation at Maria Immaculata Hospital did not go unnoticed. Norah Ngele Mwamburi – Interview by Katumbi Mbaluto   Our lives’ journeys and courses take and lead us to places unplanned and seasons unexpected. However, as we start the inevitable stages of our purposes – like child birth and nurturing, we innately…

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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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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 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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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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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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