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Pregnancy, Travel

Pregnancy // Tips to make your journey more comfortable

Travelling can be tiresome for anyone, and even more so if you are with child. With a little forethought, your journey will be more enjoyable, and less of a strain on both you and your baby. Whatever the mode of transport, it is generally safe to travel when pregnant; here are some points to consider before setting off. Travelling by car Make sure you wear your seatbelt and it is adjusted correctly on both lap and shoulder restraints, to give you both maximum protection. The strap should  ...

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Pregnancy // 5 Types of Pregnancy Scan Mums-to-Be Can Choose From

Pregnancy scans are carried out to build a picture of an unborn child. They check on the growth and development of a baby in the womb, and can pick up a number of potential health problems before the child is born. Ultrasound equipment is used to ‘bounce’ sound off a mum-to-be’s abdomen and measures how sound is ‘bounced’ back, this is then turned into a picture we can see. Scans are part and parcel of being pregnant for millions of women around the world. Painless and relatively  ...

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Breastfeeding, Pregnancy, Style

Pregnancy // Creating a capsule maternity wardrobe with Bibee Maternity

I am definitely missing being pregnant, and with the new wave of bloggers that have just announced their pregnancies, I am feeling the bump envy to the extreme… Although I’m certainly not ready for baby number three yet! I absolutely loved dressing my bump when I was pregnant with Indy; I was so much more comfortable and confident with my pregnancy body this time round and really enjoyed creating a maternity wardrobe that I hope I will be able to wear again (in 3-5 years time).  ...

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Pregnant with a Peppercorn // 39 weeks pregnant

“What does it feel like to be 39 weeks pregnant?” a friend asked me this week. “Big.” was my reply, “Big, impatient and pretty uncomfortable.” So here we are at 39 weeks, and Peppercorn is approximately the weight of a mini-watermelon (3.4kg, which is around 7lb 5oz). I had my 39 week Midwife appointment on Wednesday, and she thinks that he’s a “good size” baby and will probably weigh into the 8lb range…! Eek! This has had me  ...

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Pregnancy // The End Game

As my pregnancy draws to an end I am in a state of flux; I can’t wait to meet this little man whom I’ve grown for the past nine months – to hold him, to feed him, to love him totally and utterly, but at the same time I’m scared and a little sad. I’m scared that I won’t have enough love to go round – how can my heart fit anymore love inside when it is filled so completely with Busby and Nick? I’m scared that I won’t be able to manage with  ...

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