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One to One understand how special and unique each individual pregnancy, birth and antenatal journey is. We love sharing these moments and memories with you.

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Why I loved my One to One experience

25-Apr-2018

The experience I have had with One to One has been absolutely amazing. My midwife, Emma Siddle has been outstanding from the word go and I can’t thank her enough for her constant support, advice and general patience. Since day one of m..

My first baby delivered by mum!

13-Apr-2018

I found out I was pregnant just after moving out (literally just! - 2 days) with my partner of 9 years. We were filled with a mix of emotions but one thing I was already certain on is that I wanted to go with One to One and I wanted a pool birth...

Geriatric mother to 6!

13-Apr-2018

After five children and a vasectomy, I was not expecting any more children. I was also not expecting to end my marriage and meet a new partner. However, in 2017 this is exactly what happened. I found out I was pregnant with baby number 6 on 11th ..

Meeting baby Layla

13-Apr-2018

After my first birth in hospital and it being quite traumatic for me, even though it would have been classed as a perfect labour, I knew I didn’t want that to happen again and decided to go with One to One Midwives. My first meeting wi..

My Birth Story (Short Novel)

22-Mar-2018

To me, the thought of being pregnant scared me. In all honesty, the thought of it was absolutely petrifying. Yes, your life's going to change forever but my real fear lay in the labour. To me labour was about the following: A clinical room where ..

From a hospital to a home birth

22-Mar-2018

I got in touch with ‘One to One’ when I first discovered I was pregnant, following a recommendation from one of my best friends who were also using the service. Being a first-time mum, I didn’t know what to expect from pregnancy..

Positive hospital VBAC

22-Mar-2018

My first birth was a bit of a disaster. Essentially everything I didn't want to happen, happened. Two weeks over, induction, failure to progress, so had to be given the hormone drip, baby's heart rate dropped, I had a spike in temperature, which ..

Positive Birth

19-Mar-2018

I decided to contact One to One Midwives as I already had a one-year old daughter and with a busy work schedule attending hospital appointments would have proved difficult. One to One offered lots more flexibility. I did not expect the level of c..

Sarah

11-Mar-2018

My poor midwife has been (nicely) pestering me to write my birth story for ages. To be honest the fact it is now five months since I delivered my gorgeous baby girl reflects how difficult it has been for me to write about my pregnancy and birth. ..

Home birth really is stress free!

11-Mar-2018

It's tinged with a bit of sadness that I write this (totally in a good way!) that I only found One to One midwives and my lovely midwife Kim, when I was pregnant for the last time! - we don't plan to have anymore as our family is complete! I woul..


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