Clocks Go Foward and I Daydream About Summer

Clocks Go Foward and I Daydream About Summer

It’s been quite a lovely day all things considered. Usually this time of year will invoke a feeling of dread as the months of sleep training and carefully balanced timings are shot to bits as we collectively turn our clocks forward to welcome the British Summer...
What it’s Been Like to Have a Baby in Intensive Care

What it’s Been Like to Have a Baby in Intensive Care

Back in December, we had to rush 7 week old Ivy to hospital after she didn’t get better from a cold she’d had for the previous week. I’d taken her to the doctor after the sniffle had started and they checked her out and proclaimed there was nothing...
My Home Birth Experience

My Home Birth Experience

7.15pm on the 11th October. I was reading a story book to our daughter, or maybe it was Josh reading and I was sat in the same room, but I definitely felt a twinge then. Perhaps it was something I ate again? This had been the case on Sunday night in which cramps had...
My Birth Story

My Birth Story

They started at 6.30am on the Friday. I usually wake-up this early, so early that it’s pitch black outside and I know I could be getting more sleep. This morning however it was late enough to start reading the news on my phone and wait for the light to slowly creep...
How to Start Your Maternity Leave in Style

How to Start Your Maternity Leave in Style

Around two years ago, I waddled slowly out of the local pub where myself and colleagues were having a goodbye drink, hailed a black taxi cab and went home to start my maternity leave. It was one of the most joyous feelings ever despite each step feeling like I have a...
Looking back to when baby was four months old

Looking back to when baby was four months old

Here is something that I wrote last year in the hope that I could make writing a regular thing….an outlet. It’s taken over a year to find a platform to share this with but I’m glad that I’ve started it. I hope that it encapsulates the feelings...