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    • Hi, I’m Gill, a thirtysomething mum to the lovely Eliza, who made a speedy entrance to the world in early 2012 (you can read her birth story here) and Florence, born at the end of 2014 (read her even quicker birth story and a record of my second pregnancy). We live with my husband in Bromley, south east London
    • A Baby on Board is all about family life and style in London, covering everything from pregnancy through to creative family homes. I write about everything from baby clothes through to beauty, breastfeeding, fashion and interiors as well. I try and write openly and honestly about the highs – and lows – of modern motherhood
    • I’ve blogged on and off for years and started A Baby on Board so I could record my pregnancy (you can see a time-lapse in my nine months in bump shots and blog posts post)
    • I’m a freelance digital consultant and writer; find out more about working with me and the blog here. Pre-maternity leave I worked for a digital PR agency in Soho
    • If you’re new to the blog then read all my favourite posts
    • I miss sleep!

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    1. September 10, 2011 / 9:45 am

      Great blog Gill. How do I follow your progress and blog? What’s the best way?

      • gillian
        September 11, 2011 / 2:15 pm

        Thanks Simon! RSS is probably the best way…just trying to make the feed work. Will also be tweeting links x

    2. shirley
      January 17, 2013 / 8:17 pm

      Love the new babygap clothes,must pop in and check it all out.just wait till is Eliza is wearing yr necklaces. It may hurt you to leave your baby but good thing is they only remember yr happy face at pick up time

    3. ursula
      April 29, 2015 / 2:32 pm

      you have a lovely blog. I have 2 children aswell one born in 2012 and one february 2015 and we live very close to you in Lee se12.

      • gillian
        May 21, 2015 / 10:15 pm

        Thank you so much! How are you getting on with two? xx

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