Pregnancy

 

A Different Mother

A Different Mother

A better mother second time round? Nope. Just different… I knew from day one that I was different. Within the first few hours with Scout being Earth-side a profound difference was obvious. But it took me by surprise. When I became a Mother The joy I felt when Oscar was ...
I Couldn’t Live Without…

I Couldn’t Live Without…

“Oh but you need *insert insanely priced ridiculous item here*…” Before we became parents for the first time, we were told about lots of things we “needed”. We were first time parents, we didn’t really know anyone else with babies so I just took people’s word for it and probably ...
Let’s Talk Placenta

Let’s Talk Placenta

This Hippy Sh*t Before I had Oscar I was clueless about the placenta… as I was with EVERYTHING surrounding birth… and babies… and parenthood (and the list goes on). But no one talks about the placenta, do they? And I suppose it’s not that important is it? It’s only the ...
Seven Days Of Scout – From Bump to Babe

Seven Days Of Scout – From Bump to Babe

“Just when you think you know love, something little comes along to remind you just how big it really is” A few weeks ago I wrote a post centred around my positive birth experience with Oscar. When I tried to put it all together, I realised just how much of ...
Looking Forward to Another Positive Birth…

Looking Forward to Another Positive Birth…

It’s coming round quick… Well here’s a crazy thought – this time next month it’s *very* possible that we’ll have a new wee baby in our lives. A brand new (hopefully cute) sleep thief… In preparation for seeing our Consultant this week to discuss our birth choices, I’ve been thinking ...
3rd Trimester

3rd Trimester

28th week of pregnancy, the Third Trimester – well, that kinda snuck up on us… Time really does go so quickly, especially when you barely have a second to think about the fact that you’re pregnant but I’m loving it. I finally have an actual bump and don’t just look ...
Twenty Weeks

Twenty Weeks

A little update Well, it’s safe to say 20 weeks has flown by. I planned on doing an update long before now, but life with a toddler seems to always get in the way, so then I thought I’d just wait until our 20 week scan to make sure everything ...