Odette’s Birth Story

Odette is now two weeks old and a few of you have asked when I will be sharing her birth story, so without any more delay and whilst it is still very fresh in my mind, here it is… First of all, you should know that this is a very different story to Ivy’s.  Odette’s…

Pregnancy and Me

I am generally one of those annoying people who say… I love being pregnant! …and for the most part I really do.  I say ‘annoying’ based on the amount of people I know that have found pregnancy hard work, tiresome and generally just a means to an end.  But in general, I think ‘Pregnancy and…

Hospital Bag Must Haves

A subject that always raises lots of questions with ‘soon to be mama’s’ is the bewildering hospital bag.  What is needed?  What is necessary? Which items are completely pointless? I turned to my gorgeous friend Jamie, from Mama Bear Of One, to help me, and together we have have collated our ‘Hospital Bag Must Haves’. We…

Ivy’s Birth Story (Part 2)

…Continued.  If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, you can find it here. So, we were ready to go and have my waters broken.  Only delivery suite was really busy, so we were told we would need to wait and they would take us down ASAP.  This was at 3/4 pm on Sunday 9th October. …

Moving house at 38 weeks pregnant!

This weekend we moved house. Normally something that is reasonably stressful and hard work- but even more so when you are 38 weeks pregnant! Something we’d hoped we wouldn’t have to do. Especially as the last time we moved was when I was 38 weeks pregnant with Ivy. As soon as we found out that…

Fashionable, Good Quality Maternity Wear

Everyone knows that finding fashionable, good quality maternity wear can sometimes feel impossible. When I was pregnant with Ivy, just two years ago, I shopped mainly on the high street and found I was limited to just a few shops. They had very limited stock available and I ended up wearing clothes that I didn’t…