My Birth Experience

We are all just a little apprehensive about giving birth – aren’t we?Especially for the first time. So, women want to hear real birth stories, right? All blood, placenta and episiotomies, yeah? (But then again, I wanted to bury my head in the sand and go into labour with my comfort blanket made of naivety and optimism.) Anyway, for those of you (crazy people) who want to hear real – this is my birth experience.

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Guest Post -What you really need in your hospital bag!

I’m delighted to be able to share with you my first ever collaboration and guest post by the lovely Lucy at miss_mummy_life   (blog link here). She’s done a fabulous post giving out much needed advice for mums-to-be about What you really need in your hospital bag!

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Those first three months… the fourth trimester

As F is nearing five months old, it’s time to sit back and take stock of all that’s happened in that time. The expectations, the advice, the highs, the lows; has it been all I thought it would be or not? Here’s my experience of the fourth trimester – the bits no one warns you about.

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Give yourself some post-baby body image slack in 2017

Am I joining the hordes of people in the gym this January? No. Am I going to let my extra belly roll or bit of saggier skin here and there bother me? No. Read on to find out why I’m choosing to give myself a bit of body image slack in 2017.

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A bump without boundaries – travelling whilst pregnant

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Holidays! I love em… was that about to change because of pregnancy? Nope. I’m sure it could even be said that I turned into a ‘baby-moon addict’ whilst pregnant. So here’s an insight into where I went, what I learnt and my top-tips for flying and travelling whilst pregnant.

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