The C-Section Survival Kit

The C-Section Survival Kit

Quite a few people have asked me about the things I’ve found most useful during my c-section recovery, so here they are – I’…
The Ups and Downs of Post-Partum Recovery

The Ups and Downs of Post-Partum Recovery

I wrote the post that begins further down the page when I was twenty days post-partum, and completely forgot to publish it. Looking back, …
Five Things That Will Happen After You’ve Given Birth

Five Things That Will Happen After You’ve Given Birth

Five things that will (ok, might) happen after you’ve given birth. Now look, I’ve had two c-sections and so I’m no …
My Birth Story: Elective C-Section

My Birth Story: Elective C-Section

OK this isn’t my birth story, obviously – if I was reporting on my own birth it would be just odd. I don’t …
My C-Section Recovery

My C-Section Recovery

I thought I’d write a little about my c-section recovery, at least for the first week. I’ve had loads of people asking …
What’s In My Hospital Bag? (Planned C-Section)

What’s In My Hospital Bag? (Planned C-Section)

Lots of people requested I make a video on the contents of my hospital bag, so here it is – to be very honest, it’…
VBACs and C-Sections: My Ultimate Truth

VBACs and C-Sections: My Ultimate Truth

I’ve come to a conclusion about the whole VBAC thing. You’ll be pleased to know. Bloody good job, really, as the baby …
The VBAC Class…

The VBAC Class…

Firstly, thank you so much for all of your comments on the previous VBAC post. I really found them very useful, and somehow quite …
To VBAC or Not To VBAC…

To VBAC or Not To VBAC…

Oh I’m having a right old quandary at the moment. This VBAC vs Planned C-Section business. It’s getting near to the time …
My 5 Biggest Post-Partum Body Shocks

My 5 Biggest Post-Partum Body Shocks

Call me naive, but I wasn’t really properly prepared for any of the things that happen to your body once you’ve given …
Baby and Body: 1 Month Update

Baby and Body: 1 Month Update

Right. Apologies. I meant to start this at week 1 and give you all the gory details (bodily fluids, bruises, etc) but the time has …
…and then I had a baby!

…and then I had a baby!

Apologies to those who don’t follow me on Instagram or Twitter: it must have seemed as though I had suddenly disappeared from the …
Pregnancy Week 41

Pregnancy Week 41

Whoosh! Just squeaking in with this week’s diary entry, I reckon! Week 41, the week where the bump has become so heavy I have …
Sex, Sweep or Pineapple?

Sex, Sweep or Pineapple?

Methods suggested by the midwife for “getting things started” and gently inducing my labour: sex, a sweep, fresh pineapple. Also light bouncing – a mini …