Perineal massage

Soo have you ladies heard much about this yet? As we pass through out pregnancies which feels to fly by while each day takes a week were told about lots of things we should try which will help with giving birth. I was recently informed of the perineal massage – which to me sounded alien – and…

Fornightly scans..

Soo it is the final countdown, everything growth and baby wise is happening. We have just over 7 weeks left to go, so our doctor scans baby every 2 weeks to check on placement and growth. I have my first set of stretchmarks We only have baby monitors to buy and a changing mat for…

The cot is ready!

Soo happy to feel soo excited & organised we nearly have everything ready – the cot is read,  the clothes are being washed, we have cleaned the house twice already (is this nesting??) and it really is starting to feel very real, exciting and also very overwhelming. I really cannot wait to meet our little…

The crib is up! #organisation

I like to be an organised person, and being heavily pregnant in summer in Cyprus where the heat is reaching 40c I would like to think am doing okay. At 29 weeks me and my Partner are moving house & finally we have the crib up! I am so excited!

Dads to be & the attitude change

I think even if a pregnancy was planned it can be scary and overwhelming for both parents to be. We had not planned our pregnancy and as some may know it was 13 weeks before we found out, in the beginning it was a nightmare we were both petrified – however as my other half…

Picking a baby name without picking a fight!

Hey All! So my little ones impending arrival is coming closer and with a summer filled with fun, friends and sweat 😉  I know it will fly by! My other half & I have gone through a variety of nicknames for our little one including: Gremlin upon first finding out Jimbo – more recent and…

Dopplers – pros & cons?

If you are on a baby forum like Baby Centre am sure you have heard the mixed reviews on dopplers & I just wondered what your opinions are on them? .. so lets hear it…. Personally, I think they are worth every penny – as long as you keep an open mind! If you are…

It’s all about the placenta!

So this week I have heard more and more about placenta consumption – the thought alone makes me cringe! I remember the first person to ever discuss this with me and I was repulsed at the suggestion of eating your own insides, however since that first conversation it seems to have become more socially acceptable…