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Failed Induction - The Birth Story
We woke up early on the Wednesday morning in order to telephone the labour ward, and were told to come in for our induction at nine o’ clock. A mad rush ensued as we’d expected to be called in a little later; Kirsty took the dog for a walk while I washed my hair and made toast. They returned just in time for us to gobble that down before we had to leave. I shared my crusts with Posy and told her all about what a wonderful time she would have staying with her grandma whilst we were away; we laughed about how they would have a movie night and watch Homeward Bound and Lassie. It was so strange to walk through the hospital doors knowing that we would walk out again a family of three, not five. We were shown to a bed in the induction bay and hooked…