10 Ways I am #Rocking Motherhood!

I have been kindly nominated by the lovely Beth from A Blonde and A Baby to take part in a blog post tag. This involves writing 10 reasons why I think I am rocking motherhood! I believe most mums are rocking motherhood in their own special way. Lets not put ourselves down and judge other mums, it’s time to recognise what an awesome job…

Co-Sleeping and The Associated Risks

Co-sleeping is an extremely heated topic in the parenting world. Everyone wants to ensure the safety of their baby and be reassured that they are doing the right thing when it comes to sleeping. This article looks at co-sleeping, in particular bed-sharing, and the safety issues it raises. Have you bed-shared? Are you frightened to admit…

The mourning of sleep

Black eyes at the ready as we say farewell to a full night’s sleep. Nothing new here. Yes babies tend to wake through the night but aren’t they supposed to learn how to sleep from 7pm to 10am pretty quickly. Ok , maybe to 8am at least? So G (my daughter) wasn’t sleeping through the night…

Welcome to motherhood

  Working closely with women in the antenatal and in particular, post natal period, gave me a very close insight into how women are affected mentally and physically following childbirth. It doesn’t matter how we give birth, what age we are, how much money we have, how beautiful we are, if we are married or single as when it comes…

Tiny toes leave big footprints! All about your tummy after labour.

SHOCK!!!!!HORROR!!! I’ve just given birth to a human along with the placenta thingamabob and I look THE SAME!!! Perfectly normal, although some women are very lucky (genetically) and can leave the hospital looking almost the same as they did before pregnancy. Definitely the minority of women, may I add. The celeb image of super skinny…