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This is it! We can officially say Christmas is coming, and I have to say I am loving getting into the Christmas spirit this year. I think after last year being such a quiet one it feels exciting to be able to plan outings and see people again. Alfie and I are loving the Christmas...
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We all know how important it is to stay active throughout our pregnancy, but what happens when our bodies change and our bumps grow, what do we wear? I think this is one of the most commonly asked questions at Bumps & Burpees, and I see why. Pregnancy activewear is something that you definitely won’t...
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A question I get asked all the time – What weight are you lifting in this workout? How heavy should it be? – and actually, the answer is always “it depends”. I know it’s extremely annoying to hear but let me explain myself.  The idea behind a strength workout is to build YOUR strength. So...
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I can’t believe I am writing this blog post. We are having our second baby! It feels so surreal even typing it but we are over the moon to be growing our little family. I know that those of you who followed our rollercoaster of a journey to become pregnant with Alfie must have a lot...
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I cannot believe I am writing this blog post. If you would have told me 2 years ago when we were in the thick of our fertility struggles that I would be celebrating my baby’s first birthday I wouldn’t have dared to believe you, but here we are! Alfie has just turned one. I have...
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I’ll cut straight to it, as I know birth stories have a habit of being very long, so I will try to keep it concise but I want to make sure that all the important bits are in there as I absolutely loved reading up on birth stories when I was coming to the end...
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So here we are, right at the very end of pregnancy. Today we are 40+2. The date we are given at the scan goes firmly in our minds as the date we will have a baby by and thats the one we work towards throughout all of pregnancy. Now I know that it is only...
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Entering into my 3rd trimester exactly a year from finding out I had suffered from a missed miscarriage, there are so many things I wish I could say to that girl. The girl who felt so utterly lost and sad, who wasn’t sure whether she would get her turn. This is my letter to her.
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Written by Sarah Reid, Bumps & Burpees Trainer and Mum of 1 I have to begin by saying I loved pretty much every second of pregnancy, including the way my body changed. It’s a shock at first but I constantly reminded myself that these changes were only temporary and they were necessary to create a...
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Coming to the end of the second trimester, all sorts of new aches and pains have crept their way into my life but I am generally loving being pregnancy so here I go through what has been going on in the last 8 weeks.
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