Giving birth - and advocating for myself

As per my last blog, it’s almost midnight and I’ve just fallen asleep when I feel water gushing out. Waters breaking. I’m almost 38+6. She’s arriving sooner than we expected!! I call my parents first (before I call downstairs to my husband #priorities) and tell them to jump in the car – luckily they’re only a 20 minute drive away. We head straight to the hospital to get checked out and see how dilated I am. Having your waters break doesn’t mean labour is imminent – this happe