No amount of books on childbirth you memorise can prepare you for the
excruciating, body tearing pain that comes in the chance circumstance you
push another human out of you. It is maddening, violent pain and that’s just
the contractions. An eternity later I was going into labour. Annihilation, as
my final push released her but magic when I looked into her eyes and my
pain vanished. She was a part of me. My miracle.
Broken hearted I took one last look at my beautiful baby girl and handed
her over to her lucky parents. I’ll always remember that day, the day I