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Drop dead gorgeous

Smoothing down my dress, I let out a sigh of relief, glad it was over. It was safe to say having a coil fitted hadn’t been the most pleasant experience, but I was pleased not to have to worry about contraception anymore.   ‘Three kids is quite enough for me.’ I laughed to the nurse.   My husband and I had decided our family was complete after the arrival of our youngest son Joshua six weeks earlier. We also had a daughter Jade, then three and a son Ashlee, then nine.   I didn’t have to worry about falling...

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My labour ruined our lives

THE BIRTH OF OUR BABY GAVE MY HUSBAND PTSD I looked at him in disbelief. ‘I can’t leave him now,’ I said. ‘There’s no way.’ But my consultant was insistent. ‘We’re very concerned about you,’ he pressed. ‘And that sick little boy needs a mother.’ I looked at his tiny body. The maternal pull was almost magnetic. Jenson needed me. I felt like I was turning my back on him. ‘Make sure you stay with him, don’t leave his side,’ I said to Karl. ‘No matter what. Promise me.’ I sobbed as I was led away towards my own...

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Did clubbing kill my baby

Mum who fears mums’ night out when she was six months pregnant caused her waters to break killing her baby. But tragically Winnie had NO idea she was pregnant despite several visits to her GP complaining of sickness, tiredness and weight gain. The mum had been having contraceptive injections since the birth of her baby seven months earlier and Winnie had been assured she could not be pregnant. But minutes after getting home from her night out – first since her son was born – she felt a huge gush. Emergency doctor told stunned Winnie waters had broken and...

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