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My Top 5 Posts of 2016

Last year, was a very busy year for our family.  We celebrated Jack’s first birthday, welcomed our gorgeous baby boy Hudson, and began to consider some plans for our wedding.  I thought I’d take a look back at the year’s top…

Hudson meets Jack

Hudson’s Birth Story

I had been anxious about the pregnancy and birth of Hudson since the moment I saw those two lines appear on the pregnancy test.  Having had some issues with my first pregnancy and a difficult 22hr labour, it quickly dawned…

The beginning of a family love story…

I could never imagine myself with my own little family, ‘The clock is ticking, don’t leave it too long’ and ‘one day you’ll change your mind’ is what people would say when I told them that I did not want…

Hudson’s 6 Week Update

Hudson is now 6 weeks old which makes me happy and sad in equal measure.  I just wish time would slow down a little so that I can cherish the newborn days for a bit longer.…

Hudson’s 3 Week Update

It’s hard to believe that Hudson is 23 days old.  Already, his birth has been registered, his newborn checks are complete and he has been discharged.…

Birth Announcement: It’s a Boy!

Finally, we can announce the safe arrival of our new addition who completes our lovely little family.  Meet our long-awaited and handsome baby boy……

consultant midwife induction

Why I have chosen NOT to be induced

Last week, we had a further growth scan at 36weeks and met shortly after with our Consultant Midwife to decide whether I would be induced early.…

birth photo

Labour and the Overlooked Daddy

Sadly, I think that expectant Dads are often overlooked when it comes to planning for labour and baby’s arrival.  After all, it is a huge and special time in their life too.…