Reflections on motherhood...


Friday, September 10, 2010

Cast of thousands

Okay, so I'm in the final stages of labour, sweating and panting just like the movies:

Suddenly it occurs to me that there is a huge crowd of people in the room: my two midwives, a student midwife, the hospital midwife, my mother, my partner, the registrar, a trainee doctor, and three people from the paediatric team.  Kind of like this:

If I'd known so many people were going to be spectators at my birth, I would have gotten a bikini wax.

1 comment:

  1. hahahaha! This is brilliant Island Mum! Am loving your visual aids too :) xx


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