Its hard to believe we're past the halfway mark with baby M number 2. Time sure flies when you're pregnant in a pandemic! Despite the circumstances, I'm determined to learn from past pregnancy and forge some good habits this time round. Now that the morning sickness has subsided and I'm feeling more human (as human [...]
Despite his due date of 27th September, Baby M decided to make a dramatically late entrance to the world on 6th October 2017. A whole 9 days late, I was beginning to think he would never come out. Or worse still - the whole pregnancy was a rouse and I actually justgot really fat! But [...]
One of the may things I didn't know about baby showers is how many gifts mum to be gets. I naively thought it was all about playing silly baby games and receiving gifts for your unborn child. However, this unlikely mum was also spoiled with a plethora of pampering goodies ranging from wonderful Lush bath [...]
So I'd planned to write a blog about what a great baby shower I had on Sunday, despite being a bit sceptic about the whole concept of such things. But then something happened later on the Sunday which sent me into a bit of a panic. Normally chilled and laid-back (most of us probably say [...]
I recently attended my local ante-natal class on breastfeeding, held at the community maternity unit of my local hospital. I've never felt particularly strongly either way about breastfeeding, so my goal in attending was to find out as much information as possible to make the best informed decision for my circumstances. Breast is Best We [...]
Pregnancy forces your body through some magical (and some not-so-magical) changes in a short 9 month period. For many, it also means a few health and lifestyle changes, at least for this period of life. Most of these are well documented and you know to expect them - cutting out caffeine, stopping any heavy lifting [...]
Touch wood, and all sorts of other superstitious stuff, I haven't found myself fall victim to any weird pregnancy cravings - yet! However, in a bid to keep a balanced diet which is both healthy for baby and works for my IBS, I've found myself making some different and delicious snacks to keep me going [...]
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