Post pregnancy rash (PUPPP)

About 10 days after having Isla I developed a small red rash of little raised bumps and unbeknown to me this was the start of post pregnancy rash, also known as PUPPP (pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy). This rash is not very common and is mainly suffered by…

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My mummy must haves

I have called this post ‘mummy’ must haves for the simple reason that these are things I have personally gained comfort from as a first time mum and not because it’s what every baby needs. I have a tendency to over think things and with a person as precious as…

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One year on

  Here I am today, nearly four months postpartum and exactly one year since I found out I was pregnant. I remember this day last year like it was yesterday – I had just finished crying over a re-run of X factor, which is wholly unlike me, and I started…

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Inside my hospital bag

Packing my hospital bag is something that played on my mind from quite early on in my pregnancy. Being my first birth and baby, I wanted to give myself enough time to make sure I was packing for every eventuality and that the things I had chosen were perfect for…

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Dressing bump…

Trying to stay stylish during pregnancy is a struggle but I think it’s hugely important for making you feel good about yourself when your body is going through masses of change. For anyone that knows me well enough you could tell I was pregnant almost immediately as I had an…

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