Theraline Wynnie Nursing Pillow Review

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I've always found that getting into a good comfortable position for breastfeeding makes a massive difference to the success of the nursing relationship.  I...

Putting Love Before Motherhood

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In the Daily Mail this week Deri Robins wrote about the price of putting love before her daughter in this honest article where she talks about...

Breastfeeding and Dealing with Visitors

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Little Tinkerbell is now 12 days old and everything seems to be going fairly well.  If her eyes are open, she generally wants to...

So Proud Of My Teen

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This week simply cannot pass by without some huge credit going to my teenage boy.  My regular readers may already know he is 16...

First Week of Breastfeeding

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If you are one of my regular readers you'll have gathered by now I am a huge advocate of breastfeeding, and you can catch...

Induction of Labour – Our Birth Story

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Last week saw me turn 41 weeks pregnant.  It was like one of those milestone birthday's you'd really rather ignore even though you know it's...

40 Weeks and Overdue!

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When will I ever learn to keep my big mouth shut!  Those that know me well already know the answer to that.  I've always...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding

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New Mums and Mums to be often search the internet gathering information and deliberating about the pros and cons of breastfeeding.  There's lots of...

Our Morning Story – #MorningStories Linky Challenge

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Mornings in our house aren't the happiest time, unless it's the weekend.  I'm very, very pregnant (DD 20th May) so my usual morning tactics...

What Causes Heartburn In Pregnancy?

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Heartburn has plagued me in all 3 of my pregnancies in varying degrees.  I don't know about you but that annoying acid burning sensation...

Why Is Breastfeeding So Good For Mums

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You may already be aware I've been fortunate enough to breastfeed both my children, with varying degrees of success.  If you'd like to find...

Breastfeeding: Getting Off To A Good Start

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I'm practically touching the finishing line at 38 weeks pregnant and this is the best I've felt in over 7 months. I just need to...

37 Weeks Pregnant and Full Term

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This week I became 37 weeks pregnant.  Woohoo! Doing the Full Term Pregnancy Shuffle right now!  There have been times when I have really...

Will Breastfeeding Ever Be The Number 1 Feeding Choice For Babies...

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I was horrified to read the story this week published by the Nottingham Evening Post about the woman who was allegedly asked to leave...

My Breastfeeding Story – A Happy Ending for an Old Cow

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  'Right', I thought.  'I've done this before, this will be a doddle.'  That was how I entered my breast feeding relationship with my second...

How To Help Your Children Be Happy

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As a parent the thing I want most for all of my children is to be happy.  I don't mind how they get there...

Pregnancy Update: Week 35

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Right!  It's the home straight, as hard as this pregnancy has been the end is very much in sight.  I need to shake all...

7 Tips For Going Back to Work After Maternity Leave

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Going back to work after a period of maternity leave can be a very anxious and stressful time, but there are things you can...

Sudocrem Care and Protect Product Review

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Recently Princess has been complaining that she is 'a bit sore' at changing times.  She's been a bit under the weather as well as...

What to Pack in Your Maternity Bag

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  With about 6 weeks left to go it's definitely time to start thinking about what's going in my hospital bag. My labour bag is...

My Promise to You

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  When you're born, I will hold you When you cry, I will comfort you When you're hungry, I will nurse you When you're tired, I will lay...

33 Weeks Pregnant and Struggling

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  I have felt far better than I do this week by a long shot.  Week 33 is really getting to me, and the thought...

Princess seeks World Domination

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Aren't toddlers one of the most challenging little beasts you'll ever come across?  We are starting to witness some interesting developments in Princess at...

Mum to a Teen too: A Mathematical Genius!

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  Some days I really do find it difficult to accept that I'm a Mum to a 16 year old.  It's not the number of...

Co-sleeping: What’s the Problem?

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  I always find myself apologising if the issue of Princess's sleeping arrangements arises with anyone, friends, other parents and even family.  You can never...

Are You Gonna Have Another One?

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  I did feel ever so sorry for Prince William and Kate this this week as they attended their first Royal Engagement of the year....

A Princess’s Birthday: A Bear’s Story

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  I was so excited about the weekend as I'd heard I was going to Princess's house. It was her birthday, and she was going to...

Interview with a Princess

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  Being in the same room with Princess I get a sense she's thinking about something else.  Her eyes are wondering until they fix on...

Birth Plan – Preparing For Labour

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In about 10 weeks I'm going to get another one of these!  I'm so excited, despite being very uncomfortable at the same time.    It's probably...

10 Reasons to Play Basketball

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I had a really difficult time finding a sport that my son liked.  I was really keen for him to be fit and active,...