Welcome to the latest instalment in my Birth Stories feature. Today Lisa from Mummy Gummie tells the tale of her emergency caesarean section. I was over my due date by 4 days when we went into delivery suite for reduced foetal movements on Saturday night. Although the heart rate trace (CTG) was fine, as… View Post

The PurFlo Breathable Nest is a multi-functional, air permeable and hypo-allergenic baby bed. Made from a combination of 100% soft cotton and an anti-bacterial 3D mesh, it offers a place for you to place to put your precious little bundle down to sleep safely.  PurFlo is the market leader in… View Post

The past year has flown by. I mean, really flown by. It barely seems 5 minutes since I was in hospital about to meet my brand new baby – and I know that sounds such a clichĂ©, but it’s true. And now she is 1. Her birthday made me want… View Post

It doesn’t matter how organised and capable you are, when your new baby comes along life changes in the blink of an eye. The sense of responsibility is often overwhelming. You are no longer in charge of your life: a small person wields all the power and their needs take… View Post

Today I have a guest post from the lovely Chantele – blogger at Two Hearts One Roof and photographer at Cross-Jones Photography. She is sharing her hints and tips for newborn photography, and how to capture those precious moments. Hello all! Chantele here from Two Hearts One Roof , first… View Post

Welcome to the latest instalment in my Birth Stories feature. Today Donna from What the Redhead Said is sharing her tale of two home births. I am so excited to share this post – my first home birth story! Looking back at when I was pregnant for the first time,… View Post

Today I have a guest post from the lovely Beth at Twinderelmo, who talks about something I think plenty of parents can relate to – the end of the baby days, the knowledge that we will not have another addition to the family, the acceptance that we are done.  I… View Post

I have written before about our struggles with reflux. Max suffered terribly and was under a paediatrician until he was 17 months old. He took a cocktail of medications and was under almost constant review with regular weigh ins and health visitor checks. Finally at almost 1 and a half… View Post

1. You realise it is 2pm and you are still in your pyjamas and dressing gown with baby puke on your shoulder – and you just don’t care. 2. You can’t remember the last time you had a shower. 3. You also can’t remember the last time you drank a… View Post

12 weeks. 12 weeks have passed since we welcomed Eliza into the world, and I really don’t know where that time has gone. Weight: After a slow start, Eliza seems to have really picked up speed lately. She was weighed this week and is now 11lbs 4oz. She’s still not… View Post

Day 214 – A Sunday morning cuddle, not sure if Eliza was all that impressed. Day 215 – Happy face. Day 216 – Watching a lorry deliver big bags of gravel to a neighbours house. He would have stayed there all day if he could. Day 217 – 10 weeks… View Post