When I had my baby girl nine weeks ago I was surrounded by family.
My husband was there. And so were my mum and dad.
We all sat in comfort, with our choice of music playing, a television at the ready.
I enjoyed a coffee and a laugh between contractions as I moved from chair to bed to bouncy ball.
I had a beautiful midwife who made every attempt to ensure my labour was as relaxed and natural as possible.
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