Our Love Song | Mari’s Birth Story | Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt, Cape Town

Mari, with her ivory skin and dainty features reminds me of a porcelain doll. She is a strong little baby though – I noticed that from the moment her grandfather (the assisting OBG) helped her into this world and she so wholeheartedly told the everyone around her that she was there. This is her birth story. It’s real. It’s honest. It’s filled with love. And it’s beautiful.

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Christiaan’s father, Mari’s grandfather, was the assisting OBG at her birth.  Here Christiaan and soon-to-be-grandfather shares a moment before entering theatre.

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And then it was time to go home.  I love the moment Mari’s great grandmother (herself a retired midwife) meets her for the first time.

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Thank you Wilanie and Christiaan for allowing me to share Mari’s story.  May she bring you lots of joy and beautiful life memories

A MESSAGE FROM THE CLIENT:

Liewe Alda,

Dis só pragtig! Ons is absoluut mal daaroor. Jy vang die emosies so mooi vas in die storie. Kan nie wag om dit met ander te deel nie en natuurlik eendag vir Mari te wys nie! Sóóó bly ons het op die ou end besluit om van jou dienste gebruik te maak – nou kan ons daardie spesiale oomblikke verewig koester.

Baie dankie vir al jou moeite!

xW