Sometimes it is all too easy to get bogged down in the everyday gripes – the tantruming toddler, the broken down car, the soaking wet school run. It can be hard to see the positives some days – so when I was tagged by Belle Du Brighton in this tag, it… View Post

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

When I was pregnant with Eliza, I worried a lot about a recurrence of postnatal depression. I really wanted to do everything I could to avoid it this time round, and after a lot of research I came across placental encapsulation.  In short, this uses the placenta as a form… 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