I was watching one born every minute today and noticed that lots of women had their mum in the delivery suite with them for support. Now I adore my mum, she is an incredible woman and I have been so blessed to have her as a mum, she's been there for me through everything, but it occurred to me that I would never have her present for the birth of my kids. She's become such a worrier.. To the point where if the phone rings after 9pm she assumes something terrible had happened, any time I tell her that my dd has a cough/cold/virus she worries endlessly etc. So to make things easier I just don't tell her when little things are up. I didn't tell her when I was in labour with dd because I knew she would sit at home and stress like crazy until she heard we were ok. I don't mind really because I have lots of other support, but I'm a bit sad for her that I just couldn't have her at the birth of my kids.. I'd probably spend more time trying to reassure her that I wasn't really in that much pain and everything would be ok haha!
I'm just curious as to the relationships others have with their mums/dads.. Do you support them? And if so, when did it change?