Archive of ‘Your Stories’ category

We Love: Huggable Hearts

Huggable Hearts is a special Free service provided to families in New Zealand who are experiencing the loss of a baby. We make hearts out of Minky, fleece or flannel fabrics, up-cycled blankets & wraps or, we can even use a blanket or item the families provide. These are then filled with a lot of love […] Read more…

What inspires you?

For years I always wanted to have that perfect body, after having a body ravaged by birth and pregnancy I really believed that it was too hard to do, that I didn’t have time to do it, that I’d be too tired, that funds wouldn’t allow it.  I had every excuse under the sun to […] Read more…

Birth Story: Meagan Alison

Hi, my name is Meagan Alison, this is my birth story… I had an amazing pregnancy, everything went perfectly except for morning sickness in the beginning, i started showing at 12weeks, and grew quite big and always looked alot bigger then anyone else due the same time. In the last few weeks of my pregnancy, everyone who didnt know, […] Read more…

Birth Story: Tracey Fulcher

After 5 yrs of trying 2 misscarriges and 1 ectopic here we are. My birth story starts on the 25th of november 2009 i was going to my antinatal check up being 6 days over due and my baby was not moving as much so was sent up to delivery to be checked out by […] Read more…

Birth Story: Sally Herder

People may read our story and think there is nothing good about it but we feel very differently. Whilst there is bad, we feel more good.  After 5 yrs of trying to no avail we finally fell pregnant through IVF.  But at 28 weeks our baby stopped moving and was told your baby has no […] Read more…

Birth Story: Amie Thompson

So we were going off 2 dates the 7th of May 2009 and the 9th of May 2009 our little prince came on the 8th of May 2009. I woke up at around 5am the thursday morning not feeling the best, went to the toilet and low and behold i was losing my mucus plug!! […] Read more…

Birth Story: Rachelle Leaf

I had my first baby at 16 yrs young. WE didn’t have midwives in 1989, nor did we have scans or any of the important info Mums have today. My pregnancy was horriffic, hospatalised 4-5 times with “dehydration” that is now known as Hyperemesis, I was told I was just soft! Morning sickness lasted right […] Read more…