3rd Pregnancy | First Trimester

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Pregnancy. It is quite simply amazing. Whilst life taken a few unexpected turns the last few years, I have been fortunate enough to experience pregnancy three times within the last 2 years. Many people wait years to see those two lines, so whilst two of three pregnancies were a complete surprise, we do feel incredibly…

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A Rather Unexpected Surprise

This last year has been a whirlwind with being pregnant and the arrival of our second daughter, Ryver, in June. After adjusting to 2 under 2, we decided to focus on building our life for the near future. Getting married, building a home, creating our careers. Whilst life could be hectic at times, we finally…

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My Positive Birth Experience: A Birthday Baby | Guest Blog

I want to start this off by saying props to all Mommies out there. No matter how you deliver your baby (all natural, epidural, home birth, hospital birth, etc.) You are an incredible, strong woman. To any first time Mommy-to-be, have no worries, child bearing is a natural thing from God and your body was…

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Our Story | How GUWN Began

History, everyone has one, and every person you admire has a story of their journey and how they came to be where they are. Previously, I discussed the enormous shift that occured when Aria was born, for those that haven’t read it, you can read it here. However, it occured to me that we had…

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The Fourth Trimester | Second Pregnancy

The Fourth Trimester is a special time for all mothers, whether it’s your first baby or your fifth. It’s a time of bonding, recovering and soaking up all of that newborn smell! After only 10 months, I was entering the fourth Trimester for a second time! But how did my experiences differ? Physical Recovery After…

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5 Things I Would Go Back And Tell Myself As A First Time Mum

Parenting, a daunting, life changing responsibility that I certainly hadn’t planned to experience so early in life. I had never really planned on having children, my maternal instinct was solely reserved for animals, when it came to babies I didn’t have a clue. So finding myself pregnant came with a lot of anxiety. Horses and…

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My Breastfeeding Battle With DMER

Breastfeeding, a time where mothers and babies bond, a moment most expectant mothers look forward to right? Not for me. After Aria was born I swiftly learnt that breastfeeding was a time full of anxiety, dread and sheer panic. Every time I sit down to feed or this time around, express, I am flooded with…

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The Wonders of Hypnobirthing & Why You Should Try It!

Calm, peaceful and safe was how envisioned my perfect labour. Even before Aria, I had this wonderful image of a safe darkened room in which I would experience birth and our baby would be born into a calm loving environment, free from worry or stress. Hypnobirthing was key to ensuring this experience, especially in my…

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Induction Of Labour | My Experiences

Whether due to going past the due date or because of complications, induction is something most pregnant women are told about. A brief search of the internet will reveal there is equal support for those who support it and those who tell horror stories. As someone who has been through two inductions within the space…

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My Second Birth Story

After our first birth with Aria (Read the story here) we were determined to have a much more positive experience the second time around! Ideally, I would have loved to make it to 40 weeks and go into labour spontaneously, however due to the growth dropping below the 5th centile, we were told that it…

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