TweetI have been a mother for 10 years and one of the most important lessons I have learned is that a support system is so important. Perhaps this is something that you only learn – In time, After lots of crying, Once we’re drowning, After we are utterly exhausted We’ve all heard the simple saying
TweetAfter a much needed break and lovely maternity leave, I am back at work and finding our new rhythm as a family of 5 (well 6 if you include Delta). If you’re like me and have just returned to work or will be returning to work shortly know that it is perfectly natural to have
Advice and tips for the parent of a newborn. What to expect after you’re no longer expecting.
TweetHiring a birth photographer There are a many precious moments that make up a life, one of which is the day your child is born. If you know me, you know that I have a very deep and strong passion for pregnancy and birth. Along with this passion comes my love of documenting these memorable
TweetPacking for the hospital can be tricky. Especially if it’s your very first baby. However if you’re in the position where you’ll be giving birth at a private hospitals you will probably be informed on what to pack during your maternity tour (some hospitals provide a packing for two checklist). Check out Mediclinic’s packing for
TweetSometimes its hard to love the skin you’re in I’ve shared my frustrations with my skin during this pregnancy previously and I’m hoping that some changes I’ve made will help improve the appearance and make me feel a tad bit better. I was breaking out on the sides of my face, my jawline, my forehead.
TweetThat awkward moment when someone finds out you’re opting for a cesarean birth This week I was yet again stunned by a stranger, and not in a good way. This woman had noticed that I was pregnant and actually came over to congratulate me. But then she overstepped the line. What followed was a crap ton
TweetThe Magical / Golden / Sacred Hour The golden hour is not new to the world of birthing, it is defined as the baby being skin-to-skin on the mother for an uninterrupted hour immediately following birth. In reality, it is so much more than this. As your baby is born (whether vaginal birth or caesarean birth)
Tweet5 Things I plan on doing differently with baby number 3! As parents, we are constantly learning from our mistakes. It’s just part of being a parent. There is no set plan. I recently read a post on Bad Mammy (published May 2017) on things she planned on doing differently with baby number 2. This
TweetWell hello weeks 20 – 22, it’s been so real Sometimes I feel like my baby bump is way too big during this pregnancy, then I remember I am 22 weeks and this is baby number 3. More importantly if it doesn’t bother me, why should it bother you. How Far Along: Currently 23 weeks