I got my antibiotics, and also started to hand express some milk to try and feed Sid with.  It was becoming so painful to feed him that I had tears in my eyes. We struggled over the weekend trying to get through a very difficult situation. On Monday[…]

Later that day we were released from hospital and we went home to start life as a family of five. I was very sore after the operation, in more pain than the previous times, which was due to the amount of manipulation that had been done to get[…]

Eventually, we finished in the theatre and I was taken to recovery and got some skin-on-skin time with my son and was able to feed him for the first time. However, before long I was being hooked up to machines – my blood pressure was too low, and[…]

This is the story about my new son’s entrance into this world. When I first started writing it, it was a single post about the birth and my reaction to it, but it quickly became clear that it would be more than one post.  And then my son[…]