Anyone who follows my blog, or checks in on my social media profiles, will be aware of the fact that I want to be a midwife. I have spent the last 8 months studying an access course in order to be eligible to apply to university. When UCAS opened for… View Post

A few weeks ago, I asked a question on social media; if you could ask a midwife anything what would it be? I put your questions to Mandy Bellenger, independent midwife at Bellenger Midwifery: What is the most frustrating part of the job? Apart from not being able to predict… View Post

Any of you who follow me on social media will know that I am about to embark on a whole new career. This September, I start and Access to Midwifery course at my local college, and I hope to gain a place at university in 2017 to study a degree… View Post

During the course of my 4 pregnancies, I have seen a lot of the local maternity services – from the midwife led unit to the high dependency wards and neonatal unit. I have been scanned, monitored and given medication and surgery by  midwives, health care assistants, surgeons and anaesthetists.  I… View Post

Another week, another bump watch 😉 Hope I am not boring you all! It’s been a busy week here as the older children have been home on Easter holidays. It’s lovely to have them home, but with lots of trips to parks, scooter rides and garden play I am feeling… View Post

Another week, another bump update – 25 weeks already! The bump has definitely grown this week, I feel a lot bigger and rounder, and some of the clothes which were quite loose have become rather tight this week! Everyone I meet has a theory about the gender of the baby… View Post

16 weeks already – that’s 4 months, give or take. In another 4 weeks I will be halfway through my 4th pregnancy – time is flying! My bump is steadily growing, and I am definitely needing to wear maternity clothes now – not only do they fit better, but they… View Post