Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:42 by Christine Hunt
Thirty weeks’ pregnant with my first child and my midwife asks me the dreaded question, “Have you given any thought to your birth plan?”
Eek. Labour. Childbirth. Things just got very real.
“I’d like a natural birth,” I replied. “With as many drugs as possible…”
What I meant was: Panadeine – yes. Gas – yes. T.E.N.S – yes. Pethidine – yes. Epidural? Yes, please!
Sensing fear she did her best to reassure me, “There’s nothing to worry about. Your body...