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Mama Shiz (Breastfeeding)

This deserves a note in itself as quite possibly it’s the hardest thing about having a baby. After our escape from the hospital we got our beautiful baba home and then the reality set in – the kid needs feeding and it was up to me. 759 more words


Mama Shiz (the birth)

This post has been coming a while – I should have written about being pregnant but part of me was still trying to get my head around the whole thing plus all I really remember was that I couldn’t drink on my honeymoon, the smell of the michelin starred Thai restaurant we’d booked made me balk and that I was massively constipated for most of it – never mind Teddy’s Leg, I was passing Teddy’s torsos. 793 more words


3 Reasons You Need A Girl Gang In Your Life

I am a proud member of a super cool girl gang. 5 years ago I wouldn’t have even contemplated being in such a close group of females. 533 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 28th October

Seeing as there are no Popes or Archbishops of Canterbury to mention today, we’ll start with Norwegian of the day, sailor in the Royal Dano-Norwegian Navy Peter Jansen Wessel Tordensjkold should have been called Derrick by his parents in 1690. 552 more words

Winter Hypnobirthing courses in Romford

Hypnobirthing is a fantastic way to prepare every mum-to-be and birth parter for a relaxed and calm pregnancy labour and birth.

It’s not some airy-fairy trend, but tried and tested teaching that informs the couple about what to regally expect during the latter stages of pregnancy, what will happen during labour and how to manage it, as well as what to expect form birth and beyond. 70 more words


27 October, 2016. 6:42 p.m.

Two days ago, a family friend was found dead.  It has been hard.  I’m all alone at school, no one to mourn with.  My roommate has been amazing, but I’m still sad.   346 more words

Labor Positions

Traditionally in a hospital setting women are placed flat on their backs while in labor and when they push their baby out. There are numerous reasons why this position is not ideal for labor. 356 more words