Signs And Symptoms of HELLP syndrome – Laura’s story

Little Tsunami - real life stories from mothers around the globe

MAY 22nd is World Preeclampsia Day   I skimmed the books, I had many friends who had children before me and talked with them frequently, I visited my Obstetrician regularly, I took a prenatal class – all the things a worried first-time mom does. All this, and HELLP syndrome was never discussed.

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Infertility and the IVF Roller-Coaster – Carly’s Story

IVF and Infertility - Stories of Motherhood

“Hello? Hello? Are you there?” I was in complete shock, I couldn’t even speak, the nurse was on speaker phone and my husband and I were standing in the lounge room. My husband answered for me “we’re here, she just can’t speak, she’s in shock.” “You’re pregnant!” The nurse repeated herself. I shook my head from […]

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I Fell Pregnant When I Was A Teenager – Sharon’s Story

I’m proof that being a young mum doesn’t mean you can’t succeed. Being a young mum is a tough gig; people you don’t know already have preconceived ideas and opinions about the type of person you might be. We’re often categorised  instantly and looked down upon.  There are looks of shock and disappointment everywhere you […]

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Tongue-Tie, Lip-Tie and Breastfeeding – Katharina’s Story

Real Stories about Breastfeeding with Tongue Tie and Lip Tie

The first week of my eldest son’s life were quite stressful.  Due to a short breathing episode my son had after birth we we were air-ambulanced to the nearest neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) which was over 1,200 kilometres away.  Exhausted yet excited, we left the NICU after 7 days. The doctors ran everything from […]

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Managing Childhood Anxiety Through Sport – Shannyn’s Story

Managing Childhood Anxiety Through Sport - Real Stories of Motherhood

Motherhood has changed me, stretched me, pulled me apart. It has broken me down but it has also filled me with so much light and love. The one thing I ever wanted to be was a Mum. I am deeply grateful that I’ve been one of the lucky ones who’ve could experience the journey. But […]

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Natural Conception after Infertility and IVF – Adele’s Story

Natural Conception after IVF

THE IVF JOURNEY Infertility was something that came along unexpectedly and it came very close to breaking me. When I found out that conceiving naturally or without medication was out of the question, we had to have a very frank discussion about what the next steps would be. My partner and I knew how much we […]

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