Labour and delivery part three

“Oh my God, it’s the ring of Fireeeeee!”

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Labour and delivery part two.

See part one here. After the contraction had finished, I hobbled as quick as I could back to my bay. Once I stepped inside the curtains, I started crying. I was doubled over and leaning over the bed. By this point Ryan had had enough of me being fobbed off with paracetamol (oh and I […]

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10 Top tips for new parents

Have a routine, for you! Having a routine is so important, it helps you through the days, especially the early ones where you are in that newborn fog and you can’t see wood for the trees. It’s near enough impossible to have a time scheduled routine, so just stick to a series of events you do […]

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Maternity leave: The reality

Before I went on maternity leave, I had an idea of what I thought it might be like. Well let me tell you, it was very different to what I had in mind. So I present to you… Maternity leave: Expectations vs Reality Expectation: I am going to get so much reading done, I’ll buy […]

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I’m a real adult now!

For some reason I have never felt confident in telling other peoples children off. I don’t mean in a particularly nasty way, but just in general. Even being a manager at work I have found it difficult to tell naughty children off, who may be scaling the jean wall bay, or climbing up on top […]

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Day 256 of motherhood 

Today I write this post from the ‘breastfeeding chair’. The chair I spend most of my time in the middle of the night to try and soothe my crying baby. Tonight I HATE this chair. Tonight I wish I had never started breastfeeding or gone on for this long. As you may know, Aria is […]

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