What to Expect in the Fourth Trimester

Books and antenatal classes will tell you things about newborn poop and how many nappies are normal. But what they won’t tell you is how it feels to suddenly become Mum and Dad…

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The Most Glamorous (Private) Parts of Pregnancy

Everything ‘they’ won’t tell you about pregnancy. From vomiting and burping to constipation, the H-word, swelling, every type of pain, and (sorry) more…

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My Birth Story Part 3: How It Happened

This blog post is the last of three where I reflect on what it was like giving birth and tell my story of how it happened…

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My Birth Story Part 2: How Was It?

It’s a question most people ask after you’ve had a baby… But the question has a few problems, and I have a few problems with the question!

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My Birth Story Part 1: No Epidural

I gave birth in a London hospital ‘the natural way’ with no epidural, and ever since it seems that everyone has an opinion about it. Here’s what I think.

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Things I’ve Missed Most During My Pregnancy

A lot of things changed for me when I became pregnant. While it’s all natural and part of the journey, I’m still human, and as I count down the days until baby, here’s what else I’m looking forward to (it’s not what you think!)

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Smells Like Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful, wonderful, meaningful times in a woman’s life… Or something. Who am I kidding, it stinks!

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