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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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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Our First 24 Hours As Parents Of Two Under One!

Prior to Ryver being born everyone told us that having two under one would be chaos. That we would be constantly busy and we were crazy and we could certainly say goodbye to sleep! Whilst the first 24 hours has certainly been chaotic, I am glad to report it is nowhere near as frantic as…

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The Emotional Last Few Days Of Pregnancy

Most women spend their last few weeks/days of pregnancy maybe with an inkling that something is going to happen, but not really knowing and living in a current state of suspense, and to some extent this is something I will always envy. Because I have never had that, both of my labours were scheduled inductions.…

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Keeping Calm In Chaos

  Moving house. A teething 9 month old. Pregnancy complications. One horse on 24/7 box rest. It’s safe to say life has been pretty hectic and stressful recently for our household! Just when you think you have found a moment of calm, life throws another curve ball! Although it’s safe to say life has at…

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The Reality Behind Abortion | Our Story

Abortion has been a hot topic this week for those of us in the United Kingdom with Ireland voting to change the current laws stating that a woman can only have an abortion if her life is at risk, regardless of rape, incest or fatal foetal abnormalities. Whilst many will be against the repeal, I…

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How Does Having A Baby Affect Your Relationship?

There is no doubt that having a baby is not only a life changing event for both parents, but it is also a significant event in a couples’ relationship. Planned or unexpected, having experienced both within two years, I can safely say that either way having a baby will affect your relationship! This doesn’t necessarily…

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