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My Labour Story

It just occurred to me that I never blogged my labour and birthing story, even though I was actually asked to It's quite long.. 4 days in fact.. but if you stick around - thanks! Just a little warning.. it might get a little bit TMI - read on at your own wish you've been… Continue reading My Labour Story

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Elijah, 15 weeks in

I can't believe Elijah is almost 15 weeks old. It seems ridiculous! I thought he'd never arrive and now all of a sudden he's sped past 3 months! I haven't posted about him on here in a while so I thought I'd do a quick little 'update' post, for anybody who fancies a read. Elijah… Continue reading Elijah, 15 weeks in

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9 Tips For Any New Breastfeeding Mum

Breastfeeding is one of the hardest journeys I've faced so far as a mum, alas it's also the most rewarding thing I've ever done in my life. Knowing that Elijah is getting all of the goodness and is thriving from my own breast milk is a brilliant feeling. As amazing as a woman's body is,… Continue reading 9 Tips For Any New Breastfeeding Mum

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The Fourth Trimester

So, you've got your gross first trimester which is 12 weeks of morning sickness, exausting fatigue and hot flushes. Then along comes the blissful 'honeymoon' second trimester where you're probably glowing brighter than the Eiffel Tower and you're feeling bloody fabulous. And then there's the most uncomfortable 12 weeks of waddling around waiting impatiently for… Continue reading The Fourth Trimester

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2 days to go

I'm two days away from my due date. That's like 99% through pregnancy. 40 weeks of pregnancy. I'm very heavy and very pregnant. The past four weeks have taught me a lot about patience, and how little of it I have. The amount of times I've heard 'he's not ready yet' and 'he'll come when he… Continue reading 2 days to go

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advice from my 20 years of life

Okay, so I am only 20. But that is a whole 20 years of life, experiences, emotions and so on. I feel like I've learnt a few things during my short time on earth, so I'm going to share some of  them in this post. Make the days count, don't count the days. Make more time for… Continue reading advice from my 20 years of life