Nutrition: Nutri[Mum] Knows Best Event – Food at 52 Cooking School, London

So, I’m a bit late to the party with this one! *sigh* I went to this amazing event towards the end of the last year and you might recall seeing some of my photographs on social media but I never actually wrote it up because, well, I’ve been really short of time recently but…as it was such a wonderful little…

My Story: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome & Conception

*As featured in the BritMums Newbie Round-Up on 9th March 2016* Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is probably the most common hormonal problem to affect women across the country with estimated cases thought to be in their millions. Yes – you heard right – millions, can you believe that? Isn’t that shockingly high? It can be easy to feel like you’re the…

Lily’s Birth Story

To my darling baby bear, Do you want to know something special? I have never enjoyed anything as much or looked back on a collection of days with so much fondness and a full heart brimming over with true, natural love than when I think of those 5 days I spent in Hospital giving birth to you. It was completely…

Birth Announcements: Premature, Stolen or Just Plain Complicated…

Do you remember announcing your baby’s birth to family and friends or on social media? After 38 weeks of carrying Lily, 4 days in Hospital giving birth to her and, I don’t know, BEING HER ACTUAL MOTHER – I thought we might of had the pleasure of sharing the wonderful news ourselves. But, whilst we were still in a daze and that…

Pregnancy: 6 Fun Things To Do When You Discover You’re Expecting… (includes BabySteps Scratch-Off Calendar giveaway)

Hurrah! You’ve just received or announced the best news of your life, you are pregnant and expecting a little bundle of joy sometime soon. Congratulations! So, aside from stocking up on prenatal vitamins and locking up your booze stash for the next 9 months, what else can you do to enjoy your pregnancy? 1. Start a blog focussing on your…

5 films to watch whilst you’re waiting for your new baby to arrive…

When I was pregnant, having my baby was pretty much ALL that I could think about. I read baby books, watched One Born Every Minute and asked all the mums I knew about giving birth/raising a child. Mike and I also watched a few baby-orientated films to get us in the mood for becoming parents.  For a while our evenings were…