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Category Archives: Βαθιά νυχτωμένη

On a very personal note

Written on February 1, 2013 at 13:15, by

  Lately I had a rather unfortunate encounter, one for which I feel sorry. In a natural birth forum I was asked to give my opinion on the legal aspect of an incomplete caesarean hospital report, signed by the doctor who performed it. Read more


Written on September 28, 2012 at 12:23, by

Ever since my childhood I was the easily bullied little person. I still am. I fear all the time that my life smoothness might be interrupted just because as a kid and a teenager I grew up in a steadily unpredictable environment of loud mood swings. Read more

Yet another c-section risk: placenta accreta

Written on March 30, 2012 at 13:15, by

Helena was sitting on a bench under the spring sun when I saw her. “What on earth are you doing up and about already?”. She smiled, “I have chores do be done as hard as it might be for me to move around, they have to be done”. Read more

Greece: The safest place to give birth ??!!!??

Written on March 6, 2012 at 12:38, by

I would like to thank my friend Laura, from BirthVoice, for sending me this link today. It’s a read and weep article by the Independent, especially where it announces that the safest place to give birth is… *drums* … Greece! Read more

Everyday Rituals

Written on January 12, 2012 at 23:04, by

The Joy of Rituals The other day I was helping Laura display the books of the BirthVoice library and my eyes got caught by this book. It was one I hadn’t seen before. Read more

Re-post: Homeopathic Remedies for Teething

Written on January 4, 2012 at 22:07, by

After 13 months Philippe’s upper teeth suddenly decided to come out. Tough times for tough little gums troubling tough little guys like my boy… Sleep interruptions again… I found this article online by Homeopathy Vancouver BC and found it pretty interesting for teething-baby mamas (where the words dentition and salivation are on the daily menu). Read more

This little Xmas tune…

Written on December 28, 2011 at 11:51, by

… has been buzzing in my mind ever since Christmas day. I just lav lav laaav it! It’s just too… short, I wish there was an extended version of it, cause I simply can’t get enough of this little tune! Read more


Written on December 10, 2011 at 13:08, by

I found this too funny. It’s a hilarious view on a very serious issue and althought this film was made to satirize the American medical establishment around childbirth, it is all too true for the Greek medical establishment alike, whereby cesarean sections have reached a good 60% lately. Read more

Turning 37

Written on October 12, 2011 at 23:06, by

Okay, so it was my birthday the other day… 10th of the 10th ’11. It’s not so completely unimportant, I just couldn’t get myself around to sit down and right about it earlier. Read more


Written on October 8, 2011 at 23:44, by

Serves me right… and how many times have I told myself to stop eating crap! I mean I strive to keep a healthy diet for my kids and give them whole organic foods while I allow myself to be junk food junkie  every once in a while… It’s not my fault really (excuses), I was brought up that way (excuses)… So I thought of going to the movies last night, hubby happily baby-sat, and I went out and enjoyed “Midnight in Paris” while munching on stinky nachos with extra plastic cheese on top… Serves me right… The whole night through I’ve been burping nachos while having bad sleep – well it was partly Philippe’s fault too who had a runny nose and it disrupted his – and ours – sleep several times last night. Read more