After contacting mastitis for the 3rd time in 5 months I thought I was an expert on the topic until I read about a woman who went through 40 occurrences from 5 pregnancy's. I think she at least deserves a tiara if not her own iron throne! Knowing the symptoms and acting fast are the … Continue reading Mastitis- Know the signs
I read a really interesting article recently on why African babies don't cry. It made me think are we constantly searching online for what is wrong with our babies when really all they want/need is love, attention, food and warmth. The words that really stood out for me were read your baby not the books. … Continue reading Google doesn’t live with your baby
On Isobel's due date my hubbie said to me if she came now I would be ready, and I replied I don't think you can ever be ready. Just like my labour the first few days were a whirlwind of confusion, excitement, and do we really have a baby??? I was released from hospital at … Continue reading Post Labour- the next 5 days
I was terrified of giving birth when I was pregnant mostly because of the pain. My birth story is nothing that you will read about in any pregnancy book and definitely took me by surprise.....
My baby journey began in November 2017 when I found out I was 3 weeks pregnant. I had been taking tests every month since May just hoping for the correct colour on the stick, so even when my period didn't arrive in October, I put off taking the test as I couldn't bear another month … Continue reading The Journey Begins