Mummy Mondays – I Was Let Down by Health Professionals During Labour & That’s Not OK

I debated whether to write this post or not as I know that, compared to some people, my experiences are not actually that awful. However, in the end I did want to share it, as I felt, and continue to feel let down by the care I received throughout my labour with Benjamin, and it did actually have a lasting impact on my mental health. For this reason, I feel...

Pregnancy Diary – 38 Weeks

Well hello October! This is the month that we get to finally meet our baby boy!  So I’ve been considered at ‘term’ for a week today and in that week I won’t lie, I have had several trips to co-op for reduced fresh pineapple chunks and spicy curry ready meals… My braxton hicks have continued to be strong and often, but never increasing or becoming regular enough to signal the...

September Plans 

I cannot quite believe we are into September! It feels like I’ve been waiting ages for August to be over (don’t get me wrong, I usually have nothing against August, it’s just that September feels SO much closer to my due date!).  Being September, I can now confidently say that I will have a baby next month, eek! I actually have a lot of things planned for this month, compared...

Pregnancy Diary – 28 Weeks 

Today was the first of my growth scans, scheduled between 28 and 36 weeks to check the baby isn’t going to be small like Cameron apparently was (6’9- hardly tiny). Yes, I am a little bitter about this as I really don’t see why they are concerned when Cameron was hardly tiny, and Carly came in between at around 8 pounds… Anyway, the next growth scan is booked in for...