Motherhood – again . .
Note – I had my Aura Soma and needles at the ready.
A man at work
My own birth . .
Found a tattered letter from my late mum
and no epidural (not in existence)
PETHIDINE was all . . .
Shona and Heather
Heather and Skye
Please – get the forms printed and go through the pondering that ensues.
What would you have done? You can just take on board what I have done as a time breakdown – especially if you want to find something again .
Pregnancy questionnaire 2018 version
Onto Ryan’s entry . .
Start – context . . . I did not get my uterus out when I had the option.
Missing on film – one act of sex after months of not. At 39. Likely more fertile (as well as this kid was COMING) as had been taking supplements to improve my hair as was falling out – and thus – better quality Blood- after all that (ongoing) stress of Skye – and stopping teaching that year as I felt that SOMETHING was to happen (it did – so was not teaching – just some guest lecturers . .(John MacDonald too over my spot).
2.45 – Me at San Francisco 1993 – AIDS and CM convention.
4.00 – Teaching CM and AIDS
6.30 – The 2 pregnancy tests did not say ‘pregnant’
7.30 – Sick with Giardia, salmonella and was pregnant
10.00 – Taking the anti Giardia medciat9ns
11.15 – Took medications
11.50 – Tina’s dad’s story
13.40 – Various odd things that happened to him.
19.00 – My finger story
22.40 – Not sleeping (??what was to happen to this baby in me and also – my life with him out in the world?).
23.30 – My ankle goes out.
(Still fat and fluid and not happy).
27.50 – Scan shows
29.45 – We go touring (Mt Cook)
30.50 – Up to past the tree line
31.40 – Ankle gives way again
35.00 – 2 ‘mid (with )w ives (women) for me. . and and Joanne.
36.00 – Epidural
38.00 – Acupuncture works
41.00 – Baby transverse – and told 1 and 1/2 days before – told how small bub was –
42 .00 – I fall onto the stairs and damaged neck and the sacrum etc. . Fixed myself
48.20 – Bled after 3 of the 4 pregnancies
49.00 – Tubes tied/burnt
49.30 – Babies can lie on their belly . .my distress over cot death
50.20 – Vit K and juaundice
50.40 – Breastfeeding problems
52.00 – early baby solutions – maybe abortion/adoption. .
53 .00 – Taking baby home
57.50 – 59.50 – My children naming
1.01.00 -‘ . . . . and the older midwife says . . ‘
1.01.45 – Breastfeeding /nipple issues.
1.03 .00 – Cracks in nipples with thrush in them – and I can’t get him to get onto my breasts – so I go off pain killers. .
1.04.30 – Difference between Maja and the Haigue convention – bringing child home – taking child to Australia – and (and me) them stuck with what the man wanted. .
1.06.00 – Why the Gentling Way’ – and thus we do jiggle jiggle – and I am not the one who had all those this happen .
And that s the ‘walking in’ – what happened to this body . .al bodies remember everything that ever happened. .
1.07.00 – Perineal steaming
1.08.30 – What I intend to do next . . .
1.10.00 – Dr Chenoweths’ version of what he would have usually seen – uterine rupture or smashing the baby out ..
1.18.00 – why I did Gentling Way and the pregnancy/birth experiences . .
Ryan 2 – the story in the chart – as above – hopefully you filled in whilst listening . .
The end . . .(got my tubes tied off at his C section)..
A cup of tea and a good lie down may be in order. .
Torrid – and so usual a tale that the body holds.
Can we do better?
Of Course We Can!!!