Hospital Bag Essentials

Slippers / Snack Box / Lotion / Moist Toilet Tissues / Lucozade Sport / Dressing Gown / High Waisted Pants / Menstrual Pads / Long Charging Cable / Arnica Tablets / Chewing Gum / Big Baggy Nightie / Headphones / Straws / Black Towel / Lip Balm / Handheld Misting Fan / Pillow  A really nice dressing gown! This was my saviour. I’d had a c-section so I really struggled with my pyjama waistband as it couldn’t rub my scar but to pull them up over the scar was really […]

August 9, 2017

Carrying a Baby, Delivering a Baby

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12 Things to Know About Life After Baby

Preparing to be a new mum is a mixture of excitement and nervousness. With so much needed to prepare for your new bundle of joy it can be overwhelming. People start giving advice before the baby’s even been born- do this, don’t do that. It all becomes a bit confusing. With this in mind I have […]

May 17, 2017

All Things Baby, Carrying a Baby, Delivering a Baby

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No Pain Relief! | Rachel’s Positive Birth Story

It’s kind of surreal reading back through my birth story, nine months after writing it, and 10 months after the experience. Honestly I can barely remember those first few weeks as it was just a haze of sleepiness and learning about this new life that depended on us entirely to survive.  I have to admit, […]

April 12, 2017

Delivering a Baby

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Tips on How to Deal with you First Postpartum Toilet Trip

Obviously, the prospect of a baby exiting your body is bad, but sometimes we don’t realise that post labour ANYTHING exiting your body can be quite a daunting prospect. No matter how you gave birth the first (and a few after that!) postpartum toilet trip is scary! Here some lovely mamas give their best advice on […]

March 22, 2017

Delivering a Baby

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