Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

Peta fell pregnant at the age 23 shortly after getting married. Shortly after discovering she was pregnant Peta began experiencing some bleeding from a subchronic hematoma. After several ultrasounds and blood tests at the 12-week mark, Peta began to feel much better and she went on to have a great pregnancy. With little knowledge of birth options at the time, Peta was comfortable putting her trust in the midwives at the hospital and she spent the end stages of her pregnancy researching breastfeeding. To hear more about Peta’s challenging first birth and her subsequent second and third births at home. Tune into this weeks show.

 Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

 Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

Today’s sponsor is Modibodi. Modibodi replaces the need for disposable hygiene products such as pads, liners, postpartum pads, tampons. They call it pee, perspiration and period proof underwear, and maternity wear- they also have a leak-proof nursing singlet! Modibodi underwear works to keep you dry, fresh and leak free, that's right the leaks that can happen pre and post birth including supporting pelvic floor leaks.

Modibodi also offer an award-winning maternity singlet that has a 5-star rating. So there's need for disposable breast pads, suitable during pregnancy and post birth. Made from breathable, sustainable bamboo. Modibodi are offering15% off until 30th Sept with the code: birthstoriessept *excludes packs and gift cards. excludes clearance items.

 Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

 Image: Kuya Bunso Photography

Image: Kuya Bunso Photography