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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|8 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|55 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|62 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|78 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

#MySundayPhoto

At long last I am finally on maternity leave! I've set my out of office until May (such a good [...]

By |January 29th, 2017|Pregnancy|10 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about the third trimester

I know babies don't come with manuals, but pregnancy should. An honest one, I mean. I'm now in the third [...]

By |January 16th, 2017|Pregnancy|36 Comments

10 reasons live vlogging birth is a terrible idea

Have you heard about the mum who live vlogged her birth and shared it with all and sundry – by [...]

By |January 6th, 2017|Pregnancy|38 Comments

5 reasons being pregnant at Christmas sucks

Having just spent my second Christmas with a baby on board, I've decided being pregnant at Christmas sucks. The last [...]

By |December 26th, 2016|Pregnancy|6 Comments

To the man who refused to give me his seat

They say chivalry is dead, and it turns out it is. Regular readers will know our school run is a [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Pregnancy|21 Comments

Pregnancy cravings & what they REALLY mean

We all know pregnancy changes your body, but what I didn’t appreciate was how much it would change my diet. [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|Pregnancy|5 Comments