0 shares Share 0 Midwives are incredible people who are at the cutting edge of a woman’s journey into motherhood.  I have asked a group of midwives to share their wisdom and insight with us here at the Birthmark Sisterhood through this blog series.  Midwife – 30 years experience from Hamilton, New Zealand1. What brings

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By Naomi van Jaarsveld Share 0 Tweet 0 I’ve come to realise that I’m pretty good at wearing armour .It’s done me well.  It protected me and kept me safe.But what happens when you realise that the armour you’ve been wearing is in reality preventing you from receiving what you need to embrace?It was only the

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“I Never Wanted A C-section Scar On My Body” – Part 2 By Andrea Lane Second time around I must admit it was not an easy decision for me to try and get pregnant again, deep down I was so scared and the flashbacks of my first birth were still fresh in my mind.I remember

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By Amanda Murray – PsychologistSEEING RED Seeing red.  It’s a loaded statement.  Anger?  Blood?  Both?In this case, neither.  Let’s go more literal and start with the experience of seeing the colour red.  It may sound strange, but bear with me, because as a postgraduate psychology student back in 2003 this concept completely blew my mind.  To

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Part 3/3. Do you want to know WHEN you can return to ‘exercise’ after your C-section and WHERE to start? You may be surprised at the answer. It’s sooner than you think.
But context is EVERYTHING.

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