Best & Worst: Hospital Bag Edition

Packing my bag for hospital was one of the most exciting parts of nesting during my pregnancy. I’d watched a million YouTube videos of what other mums had packed and what they found useful that I’d convinced myself I was an expert. How wrong was I? Very – I’d never given birth before, I didn’t…

A Letter to my Pregnant Self

Pregnant Abbie, First of all, if you’re reading this then time travel is possible – cool! Now for the serious stuff… No-one prepared you for how difficult pregnancy was going to be and I know at times you question whether you made the right decision. Trust me, you did! Your boy is the most amazing…

My Labour & Delivery Story

Giving birth is one hell of an experience and it’s crazy to think how different every woman’s story is when it comes to bringing their child into the world. Methods of delivery, pain relief, length of labour… No matter how many people you speak to, I don’t think you can really prepare for giving birth…

Top 5 Pregnancy Essentials

Every woman who has ever been pregnant will know that there a few items that make pregnant life that little bit easier to handle. You may get different answers depending on who you ask but I thought I would share my top 5 pregnancy essentials: 1. An Extra Pillow A lot of people will suggest that you need…

Pregnancy: Where’s the Glow?

Well, it’s definitely not how they make it look in the movies! For my first blog post I thought I’d start at the beginning of my motherhood journey. For the most part, I really did not enjoy pregnancy; I love the fact that I now have my little boy but it was a long 9…