Quick disclaimer, this isn't my usual sort of post but April is C-section Awareness Month and I've been wanting to write this for a while. So I figured it was the right time to do it. There's a huge stigma attached to having a caesarean section. I didn't realise how bad this stigma was until … Continue reading Stigma Surrounding C-Sections: AKA What Not to Say
6 Week Post C-Section Update
I'm officially 6 weeks post c-section and birth, so I thought I would do a quick update all about how I'm handling the healing process this time round. I don't know if it's because it was an elective caesarean or because it was the second time round but I found the healing process physically far … Continue reading 6 Week Post C-Section Update
Sigi’s Birth Story: An Elective C-Section
I really wanted to write this blogpost while everything was still fresh on my memory. So I'm writing this with a 10 day old in my arms, she doesn't want to be put down and is rather content at the moment, and Frey already gone to bed. So I finally have enough free time to … Continue reading Sigi’s Birth Story: An Elective C-Section
5 Things I’m looking Forward to When I’m No Longer Pregnant.
The end is insight, I'm now full term and in a few weeks will be once again a mother to a newborn. This pregnancy has gone well, but in this last trimester I've really been looking forward to when I'm no longer pregnant, and all the things I can have/do when the baby has arrived. … Continue reading 5 Things I’m looking Forward to When I’m No Longer Pregnant.
What’s in My Hospital Bag.
My last blogpost was what's in my baby's hospital bag, this blogpost is all about what's in my hospital bag for my c-section. The last time round I packed for a natural labour, this time round it's for a c-section, so I'm doing things a little differently this time. As there were items that I … Continue reading What’s in My Hospital Bag.
What’s in My Baby’s Hospital Bag.
When I was pregnant with Frey I watched about 20 YouTube videos and read multiple blogs all about hospital bags for both baby and mummy. So I thought I would do a 'What's in My Baby's Hospital Bag' this time round as the blogposts that I read when I was pregnant with Frey really helped … Continue reading What’s in My Baby’s Hospital Bag.
The 5 Big Differences Between My Pregnancies
1. Morning sickness With Frey I throwing up everyday without fail from 6 1/2 weeks until week 13. Thankfully after I had been sick or managed to shove some sort snack down my throat beforehand, the nausea would cease for a few hours before starting up again. This time round I haven't been as lucky, … Continue reading The 5 Big Differences Between My Pregnancies
C-Section Awareness Month: Birth Plan for the Second Baby.
When I first found I was pregnant our second baby, my first thought "Oh my god, I'm pregnant, yay". My second thought was, "oh sh*t I'm going to have give birth again". I was worried and scared, the first time round hadn't gone to plan at all and my mental health had taken a beating … Continue reading C-Section Awareness Month: Birth Plan for the Second Baby.
C-section Awareness Month: Frey’s Birth Story
April is C-section awareness month, a month dedicated to raising awareness and educating people on cesareans and risks and recovery that goes along with the major surgery. With all this in mind, I decided to do a series of posts all about c-sections and my experience, starting with Frey's birth story and the aftermath. As … Continue reading C-section Awareness Month: Frey’s Birth Story
The Joy of Maternity Wear
When I found out I was expecting for a second time, there was one thing I was dreading, shopping for maternity clothes (yes, the title is me being sarcastic). Now don't get me wrong I still had several items from my first pregnancy (especially my leggings and bras, which are the maternity clothes I actually … Continue reading The Joy of Maternity Wear