Below I share two stories of two ladies who courageously chose to share what happened to them, in the hopes that it helps someone else and brings more awareness. By Kayleigh Davis Since the latest law in the US has been changed so that abortions of any kind whether it is for health reasons or …
A Rocky Start for My Rainbow Baby
When Charlie was passed to me, I thought he was so beautiful, so pink and had a big juicy cord! Then the midwife said, “Let’s see if he will latch to feed, this first latch is so important to establish breast feeding, we really want it to go smoothly” You can only imagine the horror that flooded me as I nervously tried to latch my baby to my breast.
5 Must Have Items During Your Third Trimester
Woohoo you’ve made it to the third trimester (which starts around 28 weeks pregnant). By this stage some mums are ready to get to the end and have their baby in their arms, other mums are finally feeling that pregnancy glow that people talk about. Either way, it’s perfect. Keep on reading to hear 5 …
Adding Baby Makes 4 – Becoming a Mummy of Two
I was so excited to become a mummy of two. It was something I’d always wanted, I had always said I wanted two children. In August 2020 I did a visualisation in which I saw two girls aged around 8 and 3 so ever since then I was determined when we had baby number 2, …
How HotTea Mama teas can support mums in different parts of their journeys
Tea can be a huge support through life, but never more so than for mums, who often have to restrict what they eat and drink while nurturing their children. Tea for TTC and fertility If you’re trying to have a baby, tea can support you in this journey. Having high levels of caffeine in your …
My Labour Story 2021 – What a Night to Remember
“You are in prime condition! I won’t waste time & just do it.” A few uncomfortable seconds later, it was done. I was told to expect something to happen within the next 36 hours but if it didn’t ring up and book in my next midwife appointment.
My Late Night Musings
often and I rarely get myself to bed early. I know during pregnancy this is even more important, baby is also using my energy to grow healthy and let’s be honest life is busy! So off I trot to bed, 10pm (doing good for me ?), check on miss L, give her a kiss goodnight, pop to the loo (for the millionth time today), set up my pregnancy pillow, climb in bed & snuggle into the blankets. Mmmm sleep ?
What to Eat When You’re Pregnant
So first of all, I have to say….
Congrats on your pregnancy! I am so excited for you!
One of the things that women immediately ask is “what am I supposed to eat when I’m pregnant?”
Well I’m here to help you with foods to focus on in each of your trimesters.
5 Must Have Items for Your Second Trimester
Yes! You did it! You are now in your second trimester, fingers crossed any sickness is easing (or stopped) and you are enjoying your pregnancy. During your second trimester you can find out the gender of your wee miracle and you will begin to feel their movements. Your needs will begin to change during these …
Managing Hyperemesis Gravidium
The NHS describe it as ‘Severe vomiting in pregnancy’ and quite frankly that’s only touching the surface. There is so much to this condition that people are still unaware of and this only adds to the confusion, loneliness and guilt surrounding it. But I can promise you that if you want an accurate account of what living with HG is like and how you can get through the day without wanting to cry, scream or take a cocktail of medication to just make the sickness go away you’ve found that here (ok I did lie a little bit, there was some crying and medication involved, but only the one!).