If you’ve been told your baby is back to back don’t panic. There is lots of time for the baby to turn before labour and if they don’t you can still do it. There were a few concerned looking faces during my last two births but I was so determined to get my babies out without forceps that eventually started to shift them in the right direction. Good luck and trust your body! It will all be worth it.
This summer will mark a whole decade since my daughter, my first baby, was born. A decade since I was given the mummy title. A decade since I first felt that overwhelming, heart-stopping, love and pride. A decade since I held my baby for the first time. Last weekend I took this photo of my […]
My first born and last born – you two challenged me in a different way to the two middle born children. First born – you taught me that morning sicknesses could come anytime and anywhere. Last born – by the time I was growing you, I was a professional vomitter and had probably broken some […]
The transition from womanhood to motherhood was more profound than any other transition I’ve been though. Having a child evokes changes that are both gradual and sudden. As a new mother you become stronger and more responsible. The challenge of every day life makes you a better problem solver, you suddenly have even more love […]
Dear Mr Boots, I write to you regarding your maternity pads. You know the ones – “Boots Maternity Pads“, there are 10 of these beauties in each pack and they always seem to be on the heavenly 3 for 2 deal in your stores and online. Well, anyway, I’m writing to you about these because […]
Have you ever had a lump or bump or rash or something else not quite right and googled your problem? It’s true that the internet can be such a valuable source of information and we can find things out in seconds, but sometimes this isn’t always a good thing. When I was approaching the end […]
There has been a bit of a fitness theme on the blog lately, inspired by my recent marathon and also the new mums fitness campaign that Kiddicare are are supporting. Everyone’s fitness goals are different and I recently outlined my own here. Taking the plunge and getting started can be difficult, but what if you […]
Getting fit after giving birth is very personal thing and often depends on the mum and delivery. It also of course depends on the baby (it can be more challenging if you have a baby that likes to be held the bulk of the time) and of course the amount of time you have available […]