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Harry's Birth Story

Our beautiful baby boy entered the world 6 days late, on Wednesday 22nd February 2017.

2.30am – We arrived at the Royal Derby Hospital, I had been having contractions on and off since the Monday but when I woke to pink-tinged waters it was definitely time. 425 more words

Mommy Monday: My Epidural Experience

Hello everyone! This is the first installment of a brand new series called Mommy Monday. I know so unique right. Haha. If you didn’t know, I am a mother to a almost 9 month old baby girl. 765 more words


Well, hello there, baby!

This child of mine did not have an easy journey into this world. But which child does? What a shockingly traumatic experience. I am quite claustrophobic myself. 2,227 more words


Grace & Jess In the Wild: Grace Gives Birth

No, no, it’s okay, I’m not going to tell you about it. Not any more than to say sometimes epidurals don’t take and it’s perfectly normal to temporarily resent your newborn for the first 12 hours of its life as you attempt to process the extreme, life-changing pain you just experienced. 68 more words


Who's the Boss?

Tony and I began our journey as parents learning one very important lesson…we are no longer the boss! That’s right. The lil guy is fully in the driver’s seat and we are just passengers now, strapped in to the car seat of life. 481 more words



A little insight to what being a mommy REALLY is… for me anyways.

I always knew I wanted children when I was growing up and the urge just got stronger the older I got. 945 more words

My First (Complicated) C-section

Despite never wanting a surgical birth, I had a medically necessary cesarean section delivery with my second child. Though complicated, in all likelihood, the procedure saved both of our lives. 1,931 more words