Ahhh the fourth trimester! My last post about this sort of touched on the lovely Instagram version of events, the bits you know about, dream about, obsess about but the most infuriating thing for me, when I was googling the shit out of everything, was not finding one honest account of what to expect my … Continue reading The 'Holy Crap What Just Happened' Fourth Trimester
As I write this, my darling boy is 10 weeks and 1 day old. He is an absolute delight and I’m creeping towards feeling like a human being again so I feel ready to tackle the all important Fourth Trimester on here. I have to say, this has got to be the MOST important, humbling, … Continue reading The Post Partum Days, Weeks & Months
(*trigger warning) *My birth story has been very carefully worded, it was a very positive and empowering experience for me and I would do it all again in a heartbeat however we did have a few complications. If you are pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant or just anxious about birth, please think about whether you … Continue reading My Positive Birth Story
I haven’t managed to write down the full details of my birth story yet, I promise I will once I find the right words to convey the whole experience in a wholeheartedly positive way (because it was truly positive). I did, however, manage to write a letter of thanks to the team at the Midwife … Continue reading An Open Letter Of Thanks
I started maternity leave 18 days ago. To be fair, I don’t think I could have comfortably worked any longer, there were a lot of tears in those final few weeks. I was in agony every day and I longed for a guilt free day on the sofa so I could nap, snack and generally … Continue reading Dear diary, guess what… I’m still pregnant
When I found out I was expecting, the first thing I did was to pop on over to Google and start searching for… well, anything really! I didn’t want to read the standard guidance on what to expect in those early days, I wanted to find someone I could relate to. Someone who had experienced … Continue reading Why are there so many ‘Mummy Bloggers’?
Plan A – Have the best possible birth experience.
Plan B – See Plan A Continue reading ‘Give Birth Like a Feminist’ by Milli Hill – A Book Review