Seven Ways That Pregnancy Impacts The Body

So you’ve just found out that you’re pregnant and you couldn’t be more excited to become a mum. However, as well as excitement, you also feel a little anxious about what to expect from being pregnant and how your body will change. Of course, you know that your stomach will swell up as your baby grows, but you are most…

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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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Bio Oil, Stretch Marks and a C-Section

When I was pregnant with baby girl I wish I had thought to use Bio-Oil for my stretch marks. I used a stretch mark cream which really wasn’t very good. Anyway I have been using Bio-Oil recently and it is a wonderful thing. Although I am very proud of my c-section scar I’m using the Bio-Oil to help reduce the…

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How hard is it to breastfeed?

My breastfeeding story starts back when I was 36 weeks pregnant when my mum and midwife both asked me (at different times I may add!) if I was going to breastfeed. I told them yes, I was going to give it a go. My midwife said oh you are such a good girl, it’s very important for baby. I got…

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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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Is this the perfect affordable summer dress?

For a few weeks I have been having a quick look around for an affordable Summer dress. It is for my husband’s nan’s 100th birthday party in the Summer.   You might wonder, why am I looking now for a Summer dress?  Well until the end of this week I am still on full pay from work. Next week it will…

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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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Which baby wipes are best for a newborn?

Before I had baby girl I felt really overwhelmed over lots of little things like what nappies or baby wipes should I buy and use on a newborn. Standing in the baby aisle at the supermarket was mind-boggling. There are lots of different brands of baby wipes and then there are the different kinds as well – scented or unscented?…

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Looking back over February 2016- My Birth Story

I cannot believe March is here already. A lot has gone on in my life in the past few weeks so I haven’t really done any serious comping since the end of January. The big thing in my life was the arrival of my gorgeous baby girl on the 8th February. So these past few weeks I have been enjoying…

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Word of the Week 05/02/2016

Another Friday is here and still no baby!  This week I have been taking it easy and resting up ready for the big day tomorrow. The day I’m going into hospital to be induced. I have never had to stay in hospital before so it’s going to be an experience for me. I have packed and repacked my bags in…

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January 2016 Competition Wins and Freebies

Now that February is here I wanted to update you on my competition wins and freebies that I received last month. I was planning to post this earlier in the week, but some how time has got away from me. I have worked very hard last month entering 100’s of competitions throughout the month as I know when my baby…

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Word of the Week 29/01/2015

This week I have felt very emotional. My baby girl still hasn’t arrived and I have been having a few tears over silly things. I am not normally an emotional person but these pregnancy hormones are having me shedding a tear over everything. A few people I know who were pregnant and due after me have have had their babies…

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