Gestational Diabetes Homebirth

A diagnosis of gestational diabetes does not mean that a homebirth is off the cards. In this post, I will share your birthrights in the UK alongside evidence-based research and other helpful information to help you achieve a gestational diabetes homebirth....

Gestational Diabetes Birth

In this post, I look at Gestational Diabetes Birth. I’ll start by sharing what the current [2022] guidelines in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland recommend for timing and mode of birth for those diagnosed with gestational diabetes. I will then share...

Louise’s story – home birth

On Monday 23rd September we welcomed our final bit of the puzzle to our family. Beatrice (our little Bea ?) born at 5:57am weighing in at 8lb 2oz. This is our home birth story… My first was a hospital birth which was assisted by forceps, episiotomy and just...

Emma’s story – home birth

Emma’s story – home birth with gestational diabetes Another inspirational birth story to help others see that a home birth with gestational diabetes is possible. This story has been written and shared by Emma herself. Thank you for taking the time to share...

Lisa’s story – home water birth

Lisa’s story – home water birth with gestational diabetes The story shared is one of inspiration to all those that are told they “cannot have a home or water birth with gestational diabetes”. This story has been written and shared by Lisa...