Labour/Postpartum

It Was No Fairy Tale – The Hospital Stay (Our Birth Story Continued)

Once Carl cut the cord and my baby was finally moved from the warmth of my chest to be weighed, reality began to sink in and all of a sudden I was very aware of the fact that I was in a hospital having just given birth whilst at the time completely unaware of what… Continue reading It Was No Fairy Tale – The Hospital Stay (Our Birth Story Continued)

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Breastfeeding

Please Be Patient As I Order My Milk In Mama

*Disclaimer I am not a lactation expert or professional of any sort, the following post is based on my own experiences and my own baby. I am aware that some woman are unable to breastfeed no matter how much they want to for many reasons and some just don't want to or are unable to… Continue reading Please Be Patient As I Order My Milk In Mama

Labour/Postpartum

Blood Clots, Piles, Sweats, Leaks And Hair Loss- Welcome To The Fourth Trimester And It Aint Pretty

The three trimesters are talked about so frequently that, as a pregnant woman, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect and when to expect it, within reason of course. We know about the little signs that can indicate we might have conceived: the tiredness, sickness, headaches or just generally feeling off and… Continue reading Blood Clots, Piles, Sweats, Leaks And Hair Loss- Welcome To The Fourth Trimester And It Aint Pretty

Diary, House And Home

Clean Home, Clear Mind

I feel f-a-n-bloody-t-a-s-t-i-c. A far cry from the recent tone of my previous posts I am aware but it's been a very different day than one I am now accustomed to. Today, I had an empty house with free rain to go cleaning crazy and believe me when I say that is exactly what I… Continue reading Clean Home, Clear Mind

Pregnancy, Tips

Our Top 10 Baby Must-Haves

One of the biggest mistakes I made when pregnant was doing the thing that everyone tells you not to do- buying everything and anything. I mean I'm sure I'm no different to any other first-time expecting Mam in relation to the fact that before having a baby, we really don't know what to actually expect.… Continue reading Our Top 10 Baby Must-Haves

Diary

Nobody Is Perfect And That Means You Too, Mama

The past few days have been hard and I don't mean a little difficult, I mean like I absolutely do not think I can possibly go on another second never mind another week kind of hard. I've read about how babies go through phases and growth spurts and how they can just have moments of… Continue reading Nobody Is Perfect And That Means You Too, Mama