WHAT YOU MIGHT NOT EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING

WHAT YOU MIGHT NOT EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING

Before Edie was born I watched a few episodes of One Born Every Minute – for any dads who don’t know, we see soon-to-be parents and midwives during the birthing process, Big Brother-style (but with surprisingly less screaming than that fame-hungry show). By watching One Born I thought I’d get a realistic idea of what a dad can expect from childbirth, as my only previous experience had been movie scenes (where the acting was as painful as genuine labour) or the crumbling old flip-chart at our NCT classes. With our second baby due any minute now, I’ve been reminiscing about the show and our own experience and just how different they were. Here are my findings…

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