Defining moments – 2015 in pictures

HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone!! I spent my last evening of 2015 sipping a glass of bubbly with my other half, watching some (surprisingly decent) TV and reflecting on the year we were about to leave behind (In between settling the girls to sleep… I also crept into bed at 11pm only to be woken at…

Willow Olive: A birth story

“With you being overdue and having reduced movements we would like to induce on Friday this week…” My heart sank. I had been induced with my first baby, and things had not gone well. I’d ended up with an infected episiotomy, a painful third degree tear and a postpartum haemorrhage which caused me to need…

Rose Audrey: A birth story

As I lay my hand on my blooming belly I grinned at myself in the mirror and pressed the photo button on my phone. I was ready for my aqua natal class and really hoped it would be the last one before I met our baby daughter. It was Friday 7th June 2013 and although…