Midwife’s Musings – ‘Should I listen to my baby’s heart rate at home?’

Is there anything more magical than the moments that you get to hear the reassuring sound of your baby’s heart, rhythmically tapping away?  As a midwife, that is one of my favourite sounds, and it is always such a beautiful moment when you see a Mum’s eyes light up in excitement or her anxieties easedContinue reading “Midwife’s Musings – ‘Should I listen to my baby’s heart rate at home?’”

The power of language- Emily’s experience of infertility & pregnancy loss in East Asia

I first became aware of the prevalence of difficult pregnancies and pregnancy loss in our early years of marriage. We were at a predominantly young church, many of them married and starting to have babies. We then began to walk with different friends through miscarriages, infertility, and scary birth situations. I remember feeling so unawareContinue reading “The power of language- Emily’s experience of infertility & pregnancy loss in East Asia”