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  1. Thanks @Kristen Here is Chapter Eight. I have written the chapters up to this one so far. Chapter Nine isn't fully written yet so I will post when I have written more. (Side note - It came in rather handy that Steven might not be aware of all of his family's medical history!) Chapter Eight The next day Steven and Selina wheeled Jasmine into the hospital. Jasmine was fast asleep. The letter they had been sent told them they needed the x-ray department so they headed there. They booked in and took a seat. A man came out to meet them. He shook both their hands. “G'day, am I right in thinking this is Jasmine Matheson? I'm Peter, I will be x-raying Jasmine's hips today.” “Hi. We are Jasmine's parents. I'm Steven and this is my wife Selina.” “Nice to meet you all. Come on through. We're going to x-ray Jasmine's hips today. Can I just check how old Jasmine is please?” “She's 4 weeks old.” “I can reassure you that this isn't going to hurt at all. Now I need you to take Jasmine out of her pram and lay her down on the bed.” Selina picked up Jasmine and realised she had a wet nappy. Selina changed her nappy quickly then lay her down where Peter had directed. “Now I am going to x-ray Jasmine's hips from the side and from the front.” Jasmine started to stir whilst they were doing the x-ray. She had a couple of whimpers but fortunately they were able to finish the x-rays before she was fully awake and demanding milk! - - - - - - After they had finished the x-ray they were directed to the area they would see the consultant. They went and sat in the area where Selina was able to breastfeed Jasmine. About halfway through Jasmine's meal they were called through. The lady saw what was going on and came and spoke to them. She could see her next patient was waiting and called them through first. Jasmine took a while so the next patient afterwards was seen next as well. The consultant called them in eventually. “Hi I'm Rosie. I'm here to discuss the results of Jasmine's hip scans today.” “Hi, this is Jasmine, we're her parents. I'm Selina and this is my husband Steven.” “Ok guys. I've looked through the scans. Have you heard of hip displasia before? Are there any hip problems in either family?” “I lost my parents suddenly when I was 15. I'm not aware of any hip problems in the family but it's possible. “I've checked and there are none on my side of the family. I'm trained as a community nurse though and hip displasia was covered in my nurse training. I've filled Steven in on what I know though I don't have any personal experience really.” Rosie held up the x-rays. “The hips are meant to be in the socket at a certain angle. The hip isn't in the angle it is meant to be. It's 60 degrees out of the angle it's meant to be. Are you following?” Steven and Selina both nodded. “To correct this Jasmine is going to need to wear a pavlik harness for the next twelve weeks. She will need to wear it 24/7 and the harness can't be taken off, not for Jasmine being weighed. You will need to sponge bath Jasmine. Any other questions?” “Will she need further treatment with surgery or anything else after this?” “Hopefully not if the harness does its job. She will have regular checkups over the next 12 weeks.” To be continued... This is a pavlik harness: https://www.google.com/search?q=pavlik+harness&rlz=1C1AVFA_enGB760GB760&oq=pavlik+har&aqs=chrome.0.0j69i57j0l4.2650j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
  2. Thanks @Kristen. Here is Chapter Seven. Chapter Seven On the day of the appointment the physiotherapist called them through. She did a few checks and advised them to keep doing the exercises. “Ok, please don't panic but I also wanted to discuss something else with you. Do either of you have any history of hip problems in your family?” “I lost my own parents at the age of fifteen. They never mentioned hip problems but I guess it's possible.” “I don't really talk to my biological parents anymore than I can help it. I'm not aware of any hip problems though in the family. Is there a problem with Jasmine's hips?” “When I tested Jasmine's hips at birth I could hear a click. I tested them again today and I could still hear a click. I'm going to book Jasmine in for a hip scan. Do I have your permission to do that?” They both nodded and Steven hugged Selina. “I'll support you and Jasmine through this.” “Thank you darling.” - - - - - - Selina was doing the washing up but kept staring out of the window. Steven came over and wrapped his arms around her. “Are you thinking again about Jasmine's appointment tomorrow?” “Yeah. I don't know what's going to happen. I mean I know the basics of hip dysplasia through my training as a nurse. But it's different going through it with our daughter.” “I will be there to support you and Jasmine through it all. We've given Jasmine her bath.” “Yes I remember from my training that if she goes in a pavlik harness you aren't meant to take it off during the day. So we would need to just use a sponge to bath her whilst she has the harness on.” To be continued... Here is the storyline mentioned at the beginning of this fanfic. Also the clue from the title of Part 2, 'Joining Our Lives Together'. I hope I can do this storyline justice.
  3. RIP Ben Unwin. Not one of my favourites but he grew on me over the years. Sorry to hear of his passing. Thinking of all those who knew him.
  4. Thanks @Kristen I am now back from my holiday. Here is Chapter Six. Chapter Six Selina and Steven stared at each other. What was going on? “What's happening? Is Jasmine ok? I would rather you were honest with us. I'm a nurse in another hospital as well as a new mother.” “Jasmine's foot is slightly turned in. I am going to get a physiotherapist to come and look at Jasmine.” - - - - The physiotherapist came along and checked over Jasmine. “Talipes can happen sometimes when the baby is wedged in the side of the womb. This can happen like in Jasmine's case where she is quite a long baby. The physiotherapist did a few checks. “I wouldn't worry too much. This can be corrected. Would you be able to bring Jasmine for physiotherapy?” “We'd be happy to do that.” The physiotherapist looked in her diary. “How about Friday 31st May?” “We'll be there.” “Steven you'll be back at work then.” “Selina, you and Jasmine are my priority and matter much more than work. I'll come to the appointment with you both.” “Ok. I'll give you some exercises to help correct the talipes on the 31st May." To be continued...
  5. Thanks @Kristen I am posting this before my holiday as it was a better place to leave the story. Warning: The disclaimer mentions characters and a storyline shown already in Australia and the UK. Chapter Five In the middle of the night, Selina tried to wake Steven. “Darling we need to get to the hospital. It's time.” “Ok darling. Hope your night shift goes well. Bye darling.” “I mean our little girl is ready to make her entrance into the world. My contractions are every few minutes. I've rung the hospital.” Now Steven was fully awake! “Ok, I'll get dressed. Sorry I didn't realise it would happen so quickly.” “Neither did I! My waters haven't broken yet but things are happening quite fast.” “I'll be as fast as I can.” - - - - - - Selina just made it into the delivery room in time. Jasmine Delilah Matheson was born at 5:15 AM in the morning on Thursday 9th May 2004, weighing 7lb 9oz. The midwife handed Selina her newborn daughter for the first cuddle. Selina and Steven gazed at their daughter in wonder. It was amazing to think that they had created this perfect little girl. “You did an amazing job Selina in bringing our daughter into the world. I am so proud of you.” “It was a lot of pain and hard work but it was worth it. Congratulations Daddy. I love you and Jasmine so much.” “Congratulations Mummy. I love you and Jasmine so much.” Steven had a cuddle with Jasmine next. He handed Jasmine back to Selina for the first feed. The midwife assisted with the breastfeeding. - - - - - - After a few hours of bonding, Selina and Jasmine were wheeled to the ward. Steven and Selina dozed whilst Jasmine dozed. The doctors came round to do the newborn checks. “Your daughter has passed her sight and hearing test. I am just going to check her over.” Selina was still getting used to them saying she had a daughter! They were wonderful words to hear. “Have you heard of talipes?” To be continued... Disclaimer: The baby being named Jasmine is coincidental and is not connected to Jasmine Delaney. I waited for the wedding episode to check they did not have the same middle name. I named this fanfic long before I discovered that Robbo and Jasmine were nicknamed Thick and Thin.
  6. Thanks @Kristen. Here is Chapter Four: Chapter Four Steven and Selina were cuddled up in bed together. It was the night before her 22 week scan. “Selina, do you still want to find out the gender tomorrow?” “Yes if you don't mind. I have an inkling it's a girl already but it's possible I'm wrong. I was convinced with Maddie that she was a girl last time and I don't know if I've just convinced myself this little one is a girl as well. I would like to know for definite if you don't mind.” “I'm happy on a surprise or finding out. Also with any further babies we have.” “Hang on! Let us get this one safely here before we think about any future babies please! Not that I would be against making any more babies with you Steven.” “I just am so amazed that you are carrying our child and going through all the good and bad bits of pregnancy. I will support you through it all and finding out the gender, type of birth etc. I'll support you through it all.” “Thank you darling. I've had a pretty straightforward pregnancy so far. I haven't had any morning sickness, just nausea when it comes to some aromas. Tea and coffee are still a no no! I can't wait to make you a Daddy Steven.” “I can't wait to make you a Mummy Selina. I love you so much.” “I love you so much Steven.” They kissed each other goodnight and drifted off to sleep. - - - - - - Selina and Steven were called through for the scan the next day. “Would you like to find out the gender?” “Yes please. If it's possible and the baby isn't being shy!” The sonographer brought up their little baby on the screen and checked the heartbeat and all the parts of the body were functioning. It was amazing to see their little baby on the screen. “It looks like you have a healthy little baby there. I am now going to check to see if your baby is a boy or girl.” Steven and Selina held hands as the sonographer ran the ultrasound probe over Selina's belly. They looked at the screen. Rona had told them that they had spotted Matthew was a boy straightaway without being told! They couldn't spot the same telltale sign. “Congratulations to you both. I am pleased to tell you are having a little girl.” Selina and Steven were so pleased and overwhelmed that everything was going so well. To be continued...
  7. Thanks @Kristen I will try to update tomorrow. I am on holiday from Saturday wit h not much internet access. I might log into the board from my phone but I won't be able to post updates. Here is the next chapter: Chapter Three Back to the present... R: Could you be late? S: Late? As in period? R: Yeah. S: I've just had the coil taken out. I haven't had a period for a long time. R: Selina. I would go and take a test if I were you. S: Yes miss. R: I could be wrong but my hunch is usually right. S: Thanks. You've given me a lot to think about. I'd better head to bed now. Night. R: Night. - - - - - - Pregnant? Selina was happy at the thought of being pregnant with her and Steven's baby. They both wanted to start a family. Steven had known and understood that even though she had married him at a young age she wanted to qualify as a nurse first. He didn't pressure her at all. They had started trying when they were both ready. She was excited but a bit surprised it had happened so quickly! - - - - - - The next evening Selina greeted Steven at the door. “Hello Steven. Come and sit down. I need to tell you something.” “What's wrong? Did you go to the doctors about feeling under the weather?” “Nothing is wrong, Steven though I am going to make a doctors appointment tomorrow. I was waiting to tell you my news first.” “What news?!” “Steven we're going to have a baby!” “Wow! I'm going to be a Daddy! You're going to be a Mummy! This is amazing! I didn't expect it to happen so soon! Wait – is that why you've been feeling under the weather?” “Yes. I hadn't realised it until I chatted to Rona when I couldn't sleep last night. She told me to take a test. I waited to tell you first but I'm sure she's already guessed the result.” “Would you like me to come with you to see the midwife?” “That would be wonderful to have your support. We're going to be a family of three.” “I can't wait!” To be continued...
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  9. Thanks for your lovely comment @Kristen Here is the next chapter. Chapter Two A few weeks earlier... Steven had arranged a surprise romantic long weekend away for him and Selina to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary. He had booked a cottage for them. Selina thought they were just going out for a romantic meal on the Saturday night. Steven had planned the meal but it would be near the cottage and not locally as Selina thought. - - - - - - On the Friday morning, Selina had a rare Friday off. She had a lie in and woke to find Steven had gone to work. She went through to the kitchen to find a note for her. Darling Selina, Happy 5th wedding anniversary to my wonderful wife. Surprise! I'm taking you for a romantic getaway this weekend. The romantic meal is all booked. I've popped out for a bit (but also have taken Friday and Monday off like you have.) I'll be back to pick you up soon. Please find my gift to you in the box next to this note. Love Steven x Selina was really touched by Steven's thoughtfulness. She opened up the box to find some sexy lingerie – she would enjoy wearing this! - - - - - - “Thank you Steven for organising this. It's perfect!” “I wanted it to be perfect for my perfectly wonderful wife. I want to keep the romance alive in our marriage for many years to come.” “Same here. I look forward to a weekend just you and me.” “Exactly. That's why I chose a cottage in the middle of nowhere! I've stocked up on supplies but we will travel into town for the romantic meal tomorrow night. The landlady has popped in with some milk and kindly posted me the key. The landlady is the cousin of a client and has it on good authority that we can be trusted.” - - - - - - They arrived at the cottage and it was perfect. Steven put his arms around Selina. “So Steven do you want to depart to the bedroom?” “Not right now.” “Ok. I'd better sort out what supplies we have then.” “Actually what I meant was I don't think I can wait that long...” - - - - - - Afterwards, they checked out the rest of the cottage. Selina looked out of the window first to see the courtyard out there. “Oh my goodness! You're not going to believe this!” “Why darling? What's wrong?” “Nothing's wrong! Darling, I have a feeling we will be returning here in the future.” “I wouldn't mind that. It's a lovely place and lovely soft carpets! What is on your mind though?” “Steven you know I have dreams of the future?” “Yes...” “Well I've had a dream before of watching our daughter and son through a window playing out in a courtyard. When I looked out of the window just now the view was exactly the same as out that window.” “Am I thinking what you're thinking? I don't want to pressure you.” “I think it might be time to start a family. I don't want to rush you into it.” “I would love to start a family with you Selina. I just didn't want to pressure you into it, just wait till you were ready.” To be continued...
  10. I have foujnd Steven and Selina fans here now but as a teenager over 20 years ago it felt like I was the only one. Nobody else at school could understand why I liked him and all the magazines seemed to be interested was in Dieter Brummer. I didn't mind being the only one to like Steven and Selina though - I've never followed the crowd. Even if I have found other fans now I still like the couple.
  11. Thanks for a great fanfic Christine. I am enjoying it so far. I like the characters of Theo and Leia. I look forward to seeing more of them and finding out why Luke has upset Theo so much.
  12. Here is Part 3 of my Steven and Selina story. I did start this a few months ago but have had writer's block. I had the ideas but struggled with getting them on paper. Hopefully starting to post this will help me to continue to write this. Many thanks to @QUIET ACHIEVER for proofreading. Story Title: Through Thick and ThinType of story: Medium / Long Fiction (undecided)Main Characters: Steven, Selina, Irene, Rona, Kris, Matthew, Peter, Rosie, possibly other characters onscreen some mentionedBTTB rating: AGenre: Health, Struggles, Supporting Each Other, Romance, Bedroom ScenesDoes story include spoilers: Comments included are spoilers for current non Aus and UK viewers Any warnings: Summary: This is Part 3 of my first story, Till We Meet Again that I wrote. Steven and Selina got married at the end of Part 2, Joining Our Lives Together. Parts 1 and 2 are available in the archive. In Part 3, we have moved on in time from August 1998 to Autumn 2003. Selina is working as a community nurse and Steven is still running his own business. Their friendship has grown with Rona and Kris who now have a baby boy named Matthew. They still keep in touch with their friends in Summer Bay. As far as I know the main storyline of Part 3 has never been covered by a soap before. (The main storyline won't happen till a few chapters in.) (Steven and Selina do have disagreements from time to time. I'm afraid I can't write the argument scenes though.) Chapter One Selina couldn't get comfortable whichever way she lay. Steven was fast asleep next to her. She still loved him as much as the day she married him, possibly even more. She wished she could sleep as easily as him tonight. She usually fell asleep on her tummy but lately she couldn't get comfortable in that position. She thought about making herself a hot coffee but she hadn't wanted coffee really lately. She went and started up her computer. Rona's status showed up as online on MSN. Rona: Hi Selina: Hi Rona: I didn't wake you up did I? Sorry I was feeding Matthew. Selina: That's ok. I couldn't sleep. Can't get comfortable tonight. R: I used to get nights like that but at the moment I fall asleep the moment my head hits the pillow. Have you tried a hot drink? S: I would usually drink coffee but I don't really fancy a cup. Weird. R: Fair enough. S: BRB R: That's ok. I'm not going anywhere. S: Back. Sorry if tmi but I keep needing to pee. It's not helping me sleep. R: Can I ask you a crazy question? To be continued...
  13. Hope Ray makes a good recovery. Thinking of him and his family.
  14. She looks exactly the same to me actually.
  15. Congratulations to James and Sarah! Wishing them all the best as they start their married life together.
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