Every labour and birth is different and no matter how well prepared you are for the birth of your baby things can take an unexpected turn and you end up having a completely different birth experience than you hoped for.
Read these real life birth stories from other mums and find out just how different it can be for each woman, and in fact for each birth.
If you would like to share your childbirth experience please send us your story. By sharing your own story, you may help other families who are going through a similar experience.
Note: Only first names will be published.
Thank you for choosing to share your personal experience with us.