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.
Pregnancy and early motherhood can cause all sorts of pains and general discomfort. Lower back pain is common during pregnancy, as the weight of the baby begins to take its toll. Sciatic pain is also really common during pregnancy. All of my babies had a habit of settling in right on to of my sciatic […]
Throughout your pregnancy, there will be dozens of aches and pains that become part of your everyday life. In today’s article, I’ll go over the three most common pregnancy pains that you’re likely to experience, and why you don’t have to live peacefully with them. Backache Your uterus can expand up to 1,000 times during […]
Teething – it is certainly an ‘interesting’ part of the parenting journey. First teeth come, the children grow, those teeth fall out, new adult teeth grow and job done right? Wrong. There can be quite a lot of ‘stuff’ in between and I don’t think any one child or parent has the same experience of […]
Having a sense of humor is an important quality in life. Learning to see the funny side of things and not take yourself too seriously can be really valuable when you become a parent. People who are very tightly wound and who struggle with anything less than a perfect scenario can struggle when it comes […]
Welcome to part ten of our ‘Christmas Gift Guide’. I hope we haven’t put you off by mentioning the ‘C’ word too soon. You will no doubt be either really excited or totally put off having seen the title of this post but it is actually only a few weeks until Christmas. I’ve officially started my […]
Ever get the feeling that no matter what you do it will just never be good enough? What happens when you try everything you can think of, every approach, every angle and still nothing works? Should you give up? Should you walk away from whatever it is? Or should you battle on, trying to constantly […]
Headaches suck. Whilst I wouldn’t say I suffer hugely with headaches, I know how debilitating they can be. A friend of mine at school suffered with migraines and would be really wiped out by them on a regular basis. Also my dad has always suffered from headaches for as long as I can remember, mostly […]