Is The Fear Of Miscarriage Stopping You From Enjoying Your Pregnancy?

Is The Fear Of Miscarriage Stopping You From Enjoying Your Pregnancy?

  If you lose your baby before the 23rd week of pregnancy, the medical term for your loss, is miscarriage.   NHS statistics state that 1 in 5 of us will experience this at one point or another, other sources quote 1 in 4.   When it’s happening to you,  knowing the fact that many of your friends, cousins or sisters have gone through a similar journey, might make you feel a little less isolated.  For me, it was cold comfort.  It made me feel, that it wasn’t my place to make a big deal out...

Is 2 Years Old Too Early To Be Thinking About Childbirth?

  Did you ever meet that girl? You know, the one who had been talking about and planning her wedding before she’d even got a boyfriend?  She’d been imagining her dress since she was 5 years old…And if you dared to mention colour schemes, she’d be able to dive into her wedding box and pull out five different napkins! Now I’m not going to lie, in the past, I would’ve probably looked at that girl, with a mixture of pity, whilst discretely checking the room for exit signs.  But...
Let Your Partner Take Control for a Better Birth Experience

Let Your Partner Take Control for a Better Birth Experience

  I was chatting to a friend I’ve been working with about her birth preferences for hospital.  She’s a high flying solicitor in the City and so everything she does is SUPER organized. As I was chatting to her, it was clear she was doing something that a lot of my Exec mums-to-be do….Letting the control freak take over!  She talked me through, at length, how she was planning on managing EVERYTHING.  And when I was able to get a word in and  I asked her where – let’s call him…Tom, was going to...

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