Lucy – A Birth Mother’s Journey – The End…

By |February 8th, 2013|

Talking to the group

My final piece of the jigsaw to come out of the box was for me to see the pain of being a birth mother. This was done in a way which allowed me to see my pain and finally acknowledge how I felt about it.

The group were a mixed bunch of men […]

Lucy – A Birth Mother’s Journey – Part 8

By |February 6th, 2013|

The journey home
The 6 weeks following my baby’s birth went too quickly. I was told when I would be returned home and unlike the others, I was not traveling with them but alone with my baby. We mostly travelled with our babies.

Some parents interested in adopting came to the home to view, one of us girls […]

Lucy – A Birth Mother’s Journey – Part 7

By |February 6th, 2013|

The Beginning.

It was a week after my parents discovered I was pregnant and I was on a train with my mother to the start of my new life. I had a life before that and I knew I would have a life following that, but this journey made me whole.

With older parents and a very […]

Lucy – A Birth Mother’s Journey – Part 6

By |February 5th, 2013|

My babies father is not high on my list of things that I would want to talk about. You see the emotions that come up are not good for me. If asked I would say he was a good man, although he was very much a boy at the time I knew him and as I […]

Lucy – A Birth Mother’s Journey – Part 5

By |February 4th, 2013|

What is a name to me?

I have lots of names and will no doubt have many more before my life is over, some are fleeting, whilst others are more lasting – Baby, oddles, teenager, girl, girlfriend, woman, wife, partner, mother, mum and grandma.

Then there are the pet names that parents and people close to us call […]