Pregnancy

The Truth Is, You Can Never Bounce Back

“Don’t worry, you’ll bounce right back!” “It’s all baby on you, that tummy will be gone in no time.” These were some of the many well meaning comments I received during pregnancy and shortly after. If I’m completely honest with myself, these were some of the hopeful thoughts that also ran through my own mind. I looked forward to fitting ...

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Can A Simple Procedure Prevent Miscarriage?

Official records show 1 in 4 pregnancies ends in a miscarriage. In the UK alone, 1 in every 100 women experience recurrent miscarriages (3 or more). 3% of pregnancies will be lost in the second trimester. In January 2016, I nearly became one of these statistics. I was 17 weeks pregnant with my second baby and aside from the same ...

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Mean Girls: Breastfeeding Bullies

I read a story today that made me feel so sad. It was titled “If I had given him just one bottle, he would still be alive.” It doesn’t require a genius to take an educated guess at what the story was about and how it ended. More than just a tragic situation, it resonated so strongly because this could ...

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Thought Your Relationship Has Seen Everything? Have A Baby.

Hubs and I had been “courting” for a good 8 years before we decided to tie the knot. We met at University as fresh faced youngsters, full of flirtatious energy and giggly inebriated chats. As bold as we were in our advances, underneath, we were rather awkward early-twenty-something-year-olds. Voices were raised for wandering eyes on nights out and a frisk ...

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