A First Birth Experience – Jeanine Truter

Each day past Daniel’s due date – Friday, 13 December – felt like a year! Every night, we took a photo of me and my bump and labelled it, “The night before you were born” hoping that would bring on the contractions. I walked a lot and Waldemar and I did what got us...

Every Birth is Different – Sorien Jansen

I gave birth to my first child (a boy) at the Midwives Exclusive birth house in Rietondale in 2014. My water broke at 10:35 that morning and I was at home for 5 hours while I dilated up to 5cm. I went to the birth house and 3 hours later my son was born by way of a...