I had given birth once before and wasn't scared or nervous about it, I gave birth naturally, just as I did my son, but this time I had the birth at Basildon hospital in the midwife led birth unit in a nice spacious room with a massive window overlooking a park in a birthing pool.
It was the best birth experience I could have ever wished for, my memories are tranquil ones of soothing music with birds chirping, the feel of the warm water on my skin and a beautiful baby girl in my arms. Yes I did have a complication, she did her first poop inside me (yew!) which meant that if I didn't push her out quick enough I would have to have an emergency caesarian, which I definitely didn't want!!! So as soon as the midwife told me my baby was in danger I turned on my Superwoman mode and I pushed her out fast!
It was still amazing though, I did it all by myself :), the midwife did not touch me or the baby for anything except to see how dilated I was. My amazing husband was there holding my hand, my mother in law was there but as quiet as a mouse bless her, specially considering she is a midwife too (my mum had been to my DS' birth, so my MIL came all the way from South Africa for her turn).
Now my baby is a toddler and a mischievous one at that, 14 months now and starting to run... I see great things in her future, very smart for her age and most of all a determined little girl.
I love you my Boo Boo and I promise to do all I can to raise you right and give you as many opportunities as I can, just the same goes for your brother.
Love you always Boo Boo