Ari's BRUE Story

Ari's BRUE Story

Our little girl was finally here! The first nine days with our darling girl was bliss. But at 12 ...
Meeting Hunter

Meeting Hunter

I had been having back pain during the day on Tuesday but didn't think much of it as I was nearly...
Meeting Mia

Meeting Mia

I woke up at 6 am with some mild cramping. I didn’t think much of it at the time. But after about...
Meeting Ruby

Meeting Ruby

I was scheduled to have my 38-week appointment with the hospital on Monday (8th July 2019), and e...
Meeting Leo

Meeting Leo

It was a very normal pregnancy with a lot of morning sickness for the first four months.   It al...
Meeting Logan

Meeting Logan

As we got closer to our due date, I had a few sessions of acupuncture. It definitely helped me re...
Why I want you to hug your babies right now

Why I want you to hug your babies right now

At 16 months old, my son contracted Meningitis.     He caught viral and bacterial Haemophilus In...
The most terrifying day of my life - my 1-year-old's febrile convulsion

The most terrifying day of my life - my 1-year-old's febrile convulsion

By Lauren - Gold Coast Mum. This is a repost of Lauren's original article, it has been shared her...
Meeting Elena

Meeting Elena

At one point in time, I realised that having the baby I always wanted might not happen. I had jus...
Meeting Our Rainbow Babe

Meeting Our Rainbow Babe

This was our tenth pregnancy. We never had IVF, we never had trouble falling pregnant, but we nev...
Mackenzie's Mission

Mackenzie's Mission

On 22 October 2017, my husband Jonathan and I held our beautiful little girl in our arms as she t...
Meeting Poppy

Meeting Poppy

I’m just going to preface this with saying while we did have some incredible nurses and doctors l...
Meeting Oliver

Meeting Oliver

Pregnancy during a pandemic was not something I’d have planned. But then, I’ve discovered plannin...
"...our little 18-month-old had suffered a stroke." This is Louie's story.

"...our little 18-month-old had suffered a stroke." This is Louie's story.

Boxing day started out as any other day had in Louie's 18 months of life.   He's an absolute goe...
Elijah's Microphthalmia Story

Elijah's Microphthalmia Story

Both my pregnancy and the birth of our son Elijah were, for the most part, straightforward. I had...
Meeting Lincoln

Meeting Lincoln

I had a textbook pregnancy (that's what my midwife called it). I was measuring on time, and every...
Expecting Multiples? A Twin Mama Tells it Straight!

Expecting Multiples? A Twin Mama Tells it Straight!

If I had a dollar for every time someone has told me about their best friends sister's neighbour'...
Meeting Arlo

Meeting Arlo

After eight years of infertility, we finally fell pregnant with the help of IVF. We were ecstatic...
Meeting Harvey

Meeting Harvey

When we booked our first scan, we thought we were about five weeks pregnant. I couldn't work out ...
Meeting Stella

Meeting Stella

I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome), so we decided to get a little help from a fertility spec...
Meeting Sebastian

Meeting Sebastian

LABOUR: TRANSITION STAGE OR WHAT I LIKE TO CALL THE NIGHT OF HELL That night felt like it went fo...
I went into labour... at my best friend's wedding

I went into labour... at my best friend's wedding

The morning of my best friend's wedding I woke up from a bad nights sleep, strangely feeling full...
From a HG Mama

From a HG Mama

I don't even know where to begin writing this.   I am torn between wanting to share my experience...
Meeting Sage

Meeting Sage

I was so lucky to fall pregnant within the first month of trying. I had a straight forward great ...
Meeting Adeline

Meeting Adeline

My partner and I had just gotten back from our four week holiday in London, Paris & Amsterdam...
A letter to baby Tilly

A letter to baby Tilly

Our daughter Tilly was born in December still but beautiful at 20+1 weeks. I wrote this letter to...
Nikki's IVF Journey

Nikki's IVF Journey

In 2011, a few years before James and I were married, James was diagnosed with testicular cancer ...
Meeting Taj

Meeting Taj

I've wanted to be a mum for as long as I can remember. In our family videos, there's footage of m...
Meeting Faith

Meeting Faith

My birth story was quite similar to a soap opera. I am Colombian living in Australia for over fiv...
Meeting Oakley

Meeting Oakley

After four months of trying to conceive and eagerly taking pregnancy tests, I thought we had just...
Meeting Jai

Meeting Jai

It was Monday 25th November. I work from home as a hairdresser and don't usually work Monday's, b...
Meeting Bonnie

Meeting Bonnie

As a first-time mum, I was pretty naive to pregnancy and birth, which looking back I wish I had a...
Meeting Minnie

Meeting Minnie

I knew I was pregnant before I had even missed my period, I felt different, my boobs were tender ...
Meeting Quade William

Meeting Quade William

I can’t pinpoint the exact time that labour began. On Monday 8th July 2019 at 5.57 pm I sent Matt...
Meeting Lola

Meeting Lola

My due date had come and gone with absolutely no sign that my already stubborn little girl would ...
Meeting Evelyn Florence

Meeting Evelyn Florence

“Birth plan”. What an oxymoron.   I had been told time and time again throughout pregnancy that y...