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What to say to someone who’s miscarried

‘It was meant to be' and ‘don’t worry, you can try again soon’. Those are just some of the supposed [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Miscarriage, Parenting, Pregnancy|9 Comments

10 easy ways to ease back pain in pregnancy

Back pain. Yet another thing I’ve found they don’t warn you about pregnancy is the back pain, from little achy [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|Pregnancy, Reviews|4 Comments

4 simple ways to lose baby weight

Pregnancy. It does weird things to your body, it does weird things to your hair, it does weird things to [...]

By |July 28th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy|3 Comments

5 weird ways pregnancy changes your hair

It’s no secret that pregnancy changes your body. Often in weird ways. And it’s no secret that pregnancy can change [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy|16 Comments

A letter to my pregnant friend

Advice. The one thing that’s not in short supply when you’re pregnant is advice. You get it from friends, you [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy|11 Comments

10 weird ways pregnancy changes your body

It’s no secret – or surprise – that pregnancy changes your body. After growing a human being and either pushing [...]

By |May 5th, 2017|Pregnancy|21 Comments

The 10 best things about not being pregnant

What you can and can't eat, what you can and can't drink and the general inconvenience of it all. It's [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|Pregnancy|15 Comments

Funny things they don’t tell you about childbirth

Don't panic, this isn't one of those posts featuring horror stories about childbirth. Instead it's a collection of random things I've noticed in [...]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Pregnancy|56 Comments

Why I was right not to write a birth plan

It turns out I was right not to write a birth plan. After considering the pros and cons of writing [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy|41 Comments

Our Valentine’s Day baby!

As Valentine's Day presents go my gift this year has to be the best yet - none other than a [...]

By |February 17th, 2017|Pregnancy|64 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Last week #MySundayPhoto was what I was hoping would be one of the last pictures of BB and Little B [...]

By |February 12th, 2017|Pregnancy|20 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about being overdue

I’ve been overdue with all my babies. The first was 15 days late, the second was three days late and [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|Pregnancy|79 Comments

The trouble with the ‘perfect’ birth

They say no two babies are the same, and no two births are the same either. So far the saying [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|Pregnancy|46 Comments

Why I’m not writing a birth plan

What you want to happen and what you don’t. That’s the point of a birth plan, the one single page [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|Pregnancy|42 Comments

The only 10 things you need in your hospital bag

From hair straighteners to a pillow from home, there are more things I’ve packed in my hospital bag and haven’t [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|Pregnancy|42 Comments