There is probably nothing as exciting as the moment you get to meet the little human you carried inside you for 9 months…
We asked you what your first words were after giving birth. This is what you said:
Love at first sight
“I asked if the baby was alright then it was followed by a sharp cry and I knew all was well. Just looking at her filled my heart and I just whispered ‘I’m going look after you and we’ve all been waiting for you and gave her soft kisses.” – Leah Ntsime
Am I still pregnant?
“After they took my precious angel away to clean her off, I laid back and still saw this huge belly. I asked the nurse ‘did we miss one? Is there another one in there?’ They all had a good laugh at me – Elizean Laubscher
Is she alive?
“Is she breathing? I was in such a trance from the contractions and pushing I never heard her crying.” – Leilani van der Wath
“Is she alive?” – Kerileng Makhetha
“Thank you, God, my baby is healthy and I am fine.” – Nivesha Naidoo
Is it a girl?
“With my son: Look how beautiful he is! (I was very scared he is going to be ugly like most babies are to me…) With my daughter: Is it a girl? (I wasn’t convinced it was a girl through my whole pregnancy.” – Marietjie du Plessis
I can’t see!
“Turn him around I can’t see his face” – Kerry Smart
“Bull sh*t and then I started laugh-crying!! After 7 months of prepping for a girl, I woke up after my C-section with congratulations it’s a boy. It was the best surprise I ever, even though he had to stay in the NICU for 4 weeks.” – Jones En Nicolene Brits
“Omg she’s so tiny” – Ann-Dee Stevens
Grandma’s little one
“She looks just like her granny.” – Loréal Du Plessis
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