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    C-section and Recovery: The Second Time Around

    Many people asked if I opt-out have a cesarean, the answer is no. If I can give birth normally I will do it, however the doctor prefer not to take any risks this time. Well, the birth I had with Laia was an induced labor for 17 hours and my opening led me to 5 cm only. My body morphology is not made for normal delivery, the baby, Laia had a very low heart beat and my blood pressure went down. At 15h21, the baby is out after a quick 15 minutes of transferring from the delivery room to the…

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    Third Trimester Pregnancy Challenges

    I know, I know you would say I look good and all. Don’t forget the power of a good camera and Lightroom. Just weeks ago, before March end. I was enjoying time at work, being really in a good mood after a good news has been passed to me by my boss. Then, I had contractions, not the Braxton but very consistent. I timed them how often and the moment I saw it is not normal. I called my midwife, thereafter they asked me to rushed to the clinic to see the Gynaecologist. My husband, flew his can home while…

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    THOUGHTS WINTER BRINGS TO MIND

    More over about being pregnant with ranging hormones, so many thoughts came in my mind after series of events has happened recently. In fact, emotions can be roller coaster, the only hope I got is my faith and also of course the moral support of people around me. I love the way how I manage to do things amazingly despite of many obstacles. Not having the sun around and supplementing with Vitamin D helps, but motherhood will really play along with so many thoughts and activities we can start on, making habits that are effective for our daily lives. As…

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    KEEPING CREATIVE WITH KIDS

    Our daughter always love, colours, cutting, creative things to do that we call bricolage in French. She always asking for exercises to do and to make. My husband and I made a list of things she can. We made balance over arts and craft, kitchen activities like helping cutting and pealing the fruits and vegetables.  Laia still always ask something new.   Happily, we found Herlyn from Color Creators, each Sunday morning they organised art class for kids in English. In which we would like Laia to be more exposed as at home she speaks with me in Filipino, with Papa…