Birth and breastfeeding stories

My Birth Story

Portuguese-American mum Sandra Amorim tells the story of the birth of her first Brussels Sprout in 2009.

Littlest Sprout’s birth story

Sandra Amorim is mum to two beautiful, active boys born in 2009 and 2012 in Brussels. Sandra is Portuguese-American and lived in...

Boy 3 – Callum’s birth

Siobhán McGonigle, founder of the village, has three boys, all born in Belgium. This is story of Callum, her third son, born...

Una’s birth

American mum Becca had both of her children in Brussels. This is the story of the birth of her first child, her daughter Una, born in 2012.

Dad’s eye view – the births of F and C

Irish-born Stephen tells us about the births of his two children, born in 2015 and 2017 in Brussels.

Jennifer’s birth stories – Part 2: William’s birth

Swedish-born Jennifer shares the story of her second son, William, born in Onze Lieve Vrouw Ziekenhuis in Mechelen.

Jennifer’s birth stories – Part 1: August’s birth

Swedish-born Jennifer shares the story of her first son, August, born via emergency c-section in Onze Lieve Vrouw Ziekenhuis in Mechelen.

Pam’s birth stories – Lucas and Oliver

Taiwanese-born Pam tells us about the births of her two sons in Brussels.

The first village baby – Eamon’s birth

Siobhán McGonigle, founder of the village, has three boys, all born in Belgium. This is story of Eamon, her first son, born...