Birth Story Number 2 – A Planned C-Section

This time around my birth experience was going to be better. Planned. Calmer. Better for all of us. You can catch up here with my first birth story with baby girl. Planning the birth started nearly 5 months previously. I saw a consultant who went through all the risks of a VBAC with me and we both came up with…

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New Mum Stories: Adventures With J

Welcome back to another installment of New Mum Stories. This time Laura from Adventures With J shares with us her story on becoming a mum and the struggles with breastfeeding. Over to you Laura…. When I first became pregnant I found the idea of breastfeeding very uncomfortable. It wasn’t something I had really thought about before but my initial considerations…

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What’s in my hospital bag for baby number 2?

This past week I’ve been busy packing my hospital bag. You can catch up here with what I packed first time around. Second time around I’ve learnt a few things. Don’t just pack sleepsuits for 0-3 months otherwise your baby will look like she’s wearing a sack! In fact last time I didn’t even buy new baby clothes they were…

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New Mum Stories: Savings 4 Savvy Mums

Hello and welcome back to New Mum Stories, this week we hear from Eleanor over at Savings 4 Savvy Mums. Eleanor shares with us her story of becoming a mum which I have to say sounds a little like mine – overdue, induction, epidural… Over to you Eleanor… The long awaited arrival arrived – with a bit of help! After…

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New Mum Stories: What if it’s Not?

Welcome back to another installment of New Mum Stories. This week’s story is from a lovely lady called Helen. Helen contacted me asking if she could write a piece for my blog sharing her story with you all. Her new mum story is rather different from most due to her daughter having additional needs from complications as a newborn. Over…

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New Mum Stories: 3 Girls Mummy

Hello and welcome back to another instalment of New Mum Stories. This week I’m featuring Ashleigh from 3 Girls Mummy. Who tells us about her very quick birth of her younger Irish twin.   Over to you Ashleigh I had my youngest of 3 girls just over 7 weeks ago so I have many stories I could tell throughout the…

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April: C-Section Awareness Month

April is c-section awareness month. Before I had my c-section in February I really didn’t know or give a thought about c-section awareness month. What is it all about? When we found out we were expecting last May, a c-section did not even enter the conversation. My mum gave birth naturally to four of us, my little sister also with…

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Cornwall Baby Show 10/04/2016

On Sunday we drove up to Fraddon to Kingsley Village where the Cornwall Baby Show was being held. On our arrival we got out of the car and the wind was so strong it practically took our breath away! As we were walking across the car park with baby girl in her Cosatto pram it took both my husband and I…

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