CELEBRATING BABY MILESTONES IN THE FIRST YEAR

During the first year, there are many brilliant and creative ways to capture and celebrate your baby turning one month older and Instagram is awash with inspiration! So when our baby girl’s first month milestone came around, I decided to celebrate with a floral arrangement in the number representing her month. This floral arrangement has…

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GIVING BIRTH AT THE LINDO WING: MY STORY

When we discovered we were pregnant my husband and I quickly decided on private obstetric healthcare and engaged the expertise of an obstetric consultant, this was primarily due to the fact we were after continuity of care with access to private facilities and no wait time for appointments, check ups or rooms. Our consultant who is based…

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GIVING BIRTH: THE HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST

I spent as much time as I could circumventing my duties when it came to packing my hospital bag as I was a little unsure of where to start. As this is our first baby, I had the overarching belief I would fail to pack something extremely important and then receive a look of disdain…

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DRESS YOUR BUMP WITH LOVE: A FEW ESSENTIALS

A growing bump means that it didn’t take long for most of my pre-bump clothes to no longer fit and are currently tucked away somewhere at the back of my wardrobe. It was approximately at the 25 week mark that I invested in maternity specific clothing after realising that my pre-bump wardrobe only had that much stretch and…

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THE MOTHER BOX: PREGNANCY + BIRTH KIT

What happens when a talented midwife & doula with over 25 years combined experience get together? A-mazing things are created, like this pregnancy + birth box which has everything me and the growing bump need. The Mother Box is an all in one essentials go to kit for mums-to-be, put together by two women who have decades…

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FREQUENT FLYER TIPS WHEN PREGNANT

I was flying into Ibiza over the weekend and was sitting on the plane trying to calculate the amount of frequent flyer miles I had accumulated since I became pregnant. So far, whilst pregnant with this little bub, I’ve traveled to some amazing cities out of London; from Sydney, Queensland, Barcelona, Paris, Munich, Sibiu to Ibiza. If…

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ORGANIC AND ‘FREE FROM’ CHEMICALS BABY SKINCARE

A while back I watched a documentary called The Human Experiment which highlighted the amount of chemicals, parabens and synthetic ingredients found in everyday products. While this was not a surprise to me initially, as most of us know that we are exposed to toxins on a daily basis, the alarming thing was the detrimental side…

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WHY I LOVE THE ANYA BABY BAG BY BABYMEL

After looking around for what seemed like an eternity for a stylish and practical baby bag , I stumbled across the new SS17 baby changing bag range from Babymel. The Anya style in particular caught my eye as it looked like an actual everyday bag I would wear, it was so sleek my husband couldn’t…

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