Pregnancy Update – 1️⃣6️⃣ Weeks

A visit to my midwife’s for my 16 week appointment and it was such a special moment for me to hear the baby’s heartbeat! After being in and out of hospital due to some complications with bleeding and pain and seen the baby lots but not heard it’s little heartbeat! The reassurance from that little … Continue reading Pregnancy Update – 1️⃣6️⃣ Weeks

Hey Mama Club idea – plans to set up a local informal mums mental health group

Sorry I have been MIA from my blog recently. It's been a tough few days and had some bad news on Friday which is forcing me to make sure decisions about my future and do what's best for me and my family. On a positive note, I had the pleasure today to meet the amazing … Continue reading Hey Mama Club idea – plans to set up a local informal mums mental health group

Happy Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 🤰🏻➡️👶🏻

It’s Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week! Maternal Mental Health disorders include a range of disorders including depression, anxiety, and psychosis and can occur within pregnancy or the postpartum period (together often referred to as the perinatal period).  When left untreated, these disorders can cause devastating consequences for the mother, her baby, her family and society. … Continue reading Happy Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 🤰🏻➡️👶🏻

How am I going to get Liberty out? Planning for Labour using The Positive Birth Book by Milli Hill – PART 1

With all the drama planning for the what ifs around my mental health when Liberty arrives  and whether my meds would cause issues when it came to breastfeeding, I haven't actually  been asked what kind of birth I would like. Before I was pregnant I would joke saying that I was too posh to push … Continue reading How am I going to get Liberty out? Planning for Labour using The Positive Birth Book by Milli Hill – PART 1

Wow your bump is so big?! You are only 6 month!? Dealing with Liberty’s growth spurts – Physiotherapy Advice

I am 6 months pregnant but I look about 8 months as Liberty seems to be growing at a super fast rate! With this, my body is feeling the pressure and have experienced cramping and tummy pain. So bad in fact that I had to go to the Maternity Assessment Clinic to demand that someone … Continue reading Wow your bump is so big?! You are only 6 month!? Dealing with Liberty’s growth spurts – Physiotherapy Advice

Just because I’m pregnant, doesn’t mean I’m a boring B*!#h! Guide to Sober Socialising

Earlier this week I realised when I checked the diary that I had a work colleague’s leaving party to attend at the weekend. I was excited for this however nervous being around alcohol in a situation where I have previously survived by getting drunk! I have been to social events with friends and family before … Continue reading Just because I’m pregnant, doesn’t mean I’m a boring B*!#h! Guide to Sober Socialising

Is that Liberty moving or just muscle pain? Baby movements in Pregnancy

Feeling Liberty move is one of the most exciting things I am looking forward to! It symbolises that THERE IS ACTUALLY a life is developing within me. Obviously seeing or hearing her isn’t enough, I need more!! Most women feel the first movement of their baby, known as quickening, between weeks 16 and 24 and fetal movement … Continue reading Is that Liberty moving or just muscle pain? Baby movements in Pregnancy