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So you’ve just found out you’re pregnant … now what?  Do I have to alter my workouts immediately? Should I sign up for pregnancy yoga straight away? Is that the end of running? Is it safe to lift weights? Here are 5 things you should know about exercising during pregnancy. 1. Exercising during pregnancy is...
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For those of you that consider exercise to be a major part of your life pre-pregnancy, you are likely to be straight into researching what you can and can’t do during pregnancy once you get that positive test. But it may be that you weren’t huge into exercising before, so perhaps you are unsure why...
11Going out and about wiht a newborn baby - top tips and essentials
I did it! I made it out of the house with both children this week. My goodness it took a lot of planning, and of course there’s anxiety about it going wrong. But it is always less stressful than you make it out to be in your head and we did it! In fact, we...
11The birth story of Barney
Having gone a week past my due date with my first son I was gearing myself up for another frustrating wait after the 40 week mark. I was pleasantly surprised when my waters broke at 5.30am, 3 days before I was due.  Well, I wasn’t sure if it was my waters as it wasn’t a...
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Wouldn’t it be great if we could create a birth plan for our ideal birth and then guarantee that we would experience it exactly as we specified. “I’d like a quick and easy birth please, with as little pain as possible and a really great recovery!!” Unfortunately this is not how it works. We all...
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There are so many things to consider when you’re family is expanding to two children. One of the most important decisions for us recently has been how are we going to get around? We all have different setups and lifestyles so there isn’t a one size fits all answer. Choosing whether or not to have...
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The first time I packed my hospital bag it was like I was going on a two week holiday. I wheeled a huge suitcase into the labour ward – I am sure it was a tell tale sign that I was a first timer. I packed an extraordinary amount of stuff not knowing what I...
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I am starting to think ahead in a month or so I will be bringing my new baby home and I have to say it feels a little overwhelming when I think of all the things we might need to get in place ready for that time. But, like most things once you start to...
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Now, I am no fashion expert so I have been doing some digging around to figure out how to dress this bump in a way that is comfortable but also makes me feel confident. This pregnancy is at the opposite time of year to my last one so I have had to learn how to...
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I am currently writing this at 5am because jet lag is in full force after having returned from our first holiday with a toddler a few days ago. So what better time to share all my insights with you, whilst it’s still fresh in my brain! I was so keen to get away before the...
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