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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STEMS CELLS: THE MIRACULOUS BLOOD IN YOUR BABY’S UMBILICAL CORD

My husband and I were at a Baby Show recently and walked past a stem cell storage bank display. We didn’t really stop to think about it in more detail as we were making our way over to the popular pram and cot displays. However, we did make a mental note to have a look into…

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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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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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