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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|2 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|38 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|74 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

#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|37 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

The only maternity items you’ll ever need

Bra clip extensions, weird shaped pillows and morning sickness sweets. A bit like baby items you really don’t need, they [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Parenting, Pregnancy|6 Comments

The stupidest things I’ve been asked while pregnant

Brace yourselves: this is going to be a bit of a ranty one (I’m blaming pregnancy hormones). I don’t know [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Pregnancy|26 Comments

10 things you should never say to a pregnant woman

Being almost 25 weeks pregnant with baby number three I've had time to reflect on some of the things people [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Pregnancy|50 Comments

Motherhood: how old is too old?

At the grand ‘old’ age of 36 and being pregnant with baby number three I am officially classed as a ‘geriatric [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|Parenting|26 Comments