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George (Labour Story – Failed VBAC)

April 27, 2018

The last post I began to write on this blog was a 37 week pregnancy and VBAC update. The next day, George was born.  He is now 3 weeks old and I have only just come to terms with the birth that I was nowhere near prepared for. I had a vision of how I wanted it to be, and the opposite happened. It wasn’t natural, it wasn’t positive and it wasn’t what I wanted at all. If you are…

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Mia Tui – Jennie Travel Changing Bag Review 2018

March 22, 2018

After I gave birth to Oscar, I realised pretty quickly how important a good quality changing bag is… especially when it comes to making your day run as smoothly as possible. Organisation is key when you’re a parent, and one of the most essential things to do is to make sure you have everything you need ready in your bag when you leave the house, so you aren’t going to be stuck somewhere in a panic. With Oscar, we ended…

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10 Must-Have Products For Newborn Babies 2018

March 2, 2018

There are so many products out there for newborn babies now, and if it is your first baby, you may be convinced that you probably need all of them, right? Wrong. When I was pregnant with Oscar, I ended up buying so much that I really didn’t need. I had baby food blenders that I never used because he was terrified of the noise, despite already owning a smoothie machine. I bought a bottle warmer, even though I already had…

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Newborn Nursery Plan

February 11, 2018

One of the most exciting things about finding out you’re pregnant is creating a plan in your mind of exactly how you want the nursery to be. We moved house just before Oscar was born, so his nursery was never a priority for us. We knew there was almost no point in decorating, and the bedroom we moved him into was a box room with white walls. Instead of painting, we just left it white and decided it would be…

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