My younger and only sister, who I still think of as a child is about to embark on a huge adventure. Whilst I am crazy excited now – we are just a week off her due date – I will hold my hands up and say that my initial reaction was shocked, angry and a little bit upset. Those thoughts aside, the numerous hospital appointments, scans and classes have bought us closer in a way that I never thought would happen.
I am extremely proud of her and how she’s handled every step of the pregnancy. I also never thought I would be this protective over her either.
Emily’s due date is the 11th February so I’m going to document the lead up to the birth and the birth from a birthing partner's point of view.