• What does giving birth REALLY feel like?

    I’ve been toying with writing this post for quite some time. Do expectant mums really WANT to know what giving birth feels like? Would knowing about the pain, blood and screaming have made me more or less nervous about giving birth? Now that I’ve had two, I should be able to answer this question. But

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  • How soon can you really tell if you’re pregnant

    They say that patience is a virtue, but when it comes to finding out whether you’re pregnant or not, who cares about that!? The modern pregnancy tests are amazing. Not only are they super sensitive, but they actually spell it out for you in words, “Pregnant” or “Not pregnant”, if you’re prepared to fork out

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  • New mum and baby pampering

    If anyone deserves a bit of pampering, it’s a new mummy. You’re absolutely exhausted from the hours and hours of labour and delivery, and now there’s the not so small matter of a baby to contend with! It’s a tough time, and one of the things that makes it bearable is a bit of self-care,

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  • Surviving 24/7 pregnancy nausea

    They call it morning sickness. Surely this name should have been axed by now for reasons of total inaccuracy? That feeling that you’re about to be sick, that you will throw up if anything catches in your throat or you so much as catch a whiff of a gherkin, does not just hit in the

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  • How to prepare for a Christmas baby

    A newborn baby is the best gift you can welcome at Christmas. However Christmas is a busy period at the best of times. Family tensions that threaten to boil over if people don’t hold back on the sherry, catering for a house full of drunk guests and worrying that Aunt Mabel will throw a wobbler

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