Our Neo Natal Experience

In Kipper’s Birth Story I referred briefly to us having to go back into hospital less than 24 hours after we left. It wasn’t exactly the stress free post birth I was hoping for, in fact there was a reasonable amount on tears on my part (something to do with the baby blues), worry and […]

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Kippers Birth Story

You may have noticed I have been absent for the last couple of weeks! I suspect the last post gave it away but I have been busy having a baby and adjusting to having two special little people in our family. However the time has come when Hubby’s back at work, Monkey is at nursery […]

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My Pregnancy – Week 39

I am hoping this will be my last update! Things definitely seem to be moving now which is great and I can not believe how quickly the last few weeks have gone. The enormity of how life is going to change as Kipper joins us is still slowly starting to dawn on me. I still […]

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What to pack in your hospital bag?

Last time round because we were planning home birth I travelled very light hoping not to have to go into hospital. Now if you read my post about Monkey’s Birth then you will know it didn’t exactly go to plan. Its likely I will need to stay in longer this time round due to my […]

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My Pregnancy Weeks 37 & 38

I have decided to combine weeks 37 and 38 as a lot of the developments happening in my pregnancy at the moment span both weeks so it seemed silly to split them up. I’m afraid there is another bit of a rant coming on… but before I get to that element I want to focus […]

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Monkey’s Birth Story

If I am honest I wasn’t going to write about my experiences surrounding Monkey’s birth, however as Kipper’s is getting closer (2 weeks to go now!). Selfishly I think it will help me put certain things to rest as things didn’t exactly go to plan and this is now impacting on my birth decisions for […]

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12 Uses for Giant Muslins

Everyone has at least one item that they couldn’t live without, for me its the aden + anais giant muslins or swaddles for me. I often buy them as gifts for first time parents simply because they are so versatile. Monkey coming up to 4 will still on occasion sleep with his and the thought […]

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