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Welcome To The A Baby On Board Blog

A Baby On Board Is A London Mum Blog For The Parenting Journey

  • Hi, and thanks for stopping by! A Baby on Board blog  in a London mum blog for the parenting journey, and covers pregnancy and parenting, family life and style, family-friendly interiors inspo and the best and most brilliant things to do in London. It’s a blog that’s honest about the highs and lows of modern motherhood.
  • Launched ten years ago, A Baby On Board has received over 3 million views to date and has featured on BBC news and radio, The Telegraph, Mother & Baby, Pregnancy & Birth, Junior and Time Out Magazines among others,  as well as US news channels.
  • You can also follow my family-life and interiors-focused Instagram, where I have over 10k followers and update daily.
  • A Baby On Board is all written by me, Gill, mum to two girls born in early 2012 (you can read her birth story here) and born at the end of 2014 (read my second quicker birth story and a record of my second pregnancy). We live with my husband in Bromley, south east London.
  • I’m a freelance digital consultant, editor 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. Nine years into parenting, I miss sleep!

More About A Baby on Board

  • A Baby on Board has featured on multiple national and local news outlets, magazine and blogs, including BBC News, BBC Radio, NBC News in the USA, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, TimeOut, Look Magazine, Pregnancy & Birth magazine (here and here), Mother & Baby magazine, as well as Prima Baby, Gurgle magazine, the Daily Express, Morrisons magazine and the Lambeth Weekender
  • I was a finalist in the Best of Pinterest Interiors Awards in 1999 and 1997 and a MADs Parenting Blog Award finalist in the pregnancy category. It was also #4 in the Tots100 top pregnancy and baby blogs list (out of 10,000 blogs).

Here’s How To Contact Me

  • I’m happy to talk about sponsored and collaborative opportunities for my blog and Instagram; email me at ababyonboard@gmail.com 
  • On Twitter I’m @gill_crawshaw, you can also follow me on Pinterest, or ‘like’ the A Baby on Board Facebook page
  • I’m more than happy to consider advertising, PR and brand requests including review opportunities, events and sponsored posts – read my work with me page – please note I’ll only work with brands or products if they’re right for the blog and I’m always honest in my opinions (I turn down the majority of things I’m offered).
  • Read my privacy policy here
    • All content strictly copyright Gillian Crawshaw 2011-2021


  • Simon

    September 10, 2011 at 9:45 am

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

    1. gillian

      September 11, 2011 at 2:15 pm

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

  • shirley

    January 17, 2013 at 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

  • ursula

    April 29, 2015 at 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.

    1. gillian

      May 21, 2015 at 10:15 pm

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

  • Being induced | preparingformybaby

    July 24, 2015 at 10:02 am

    […] the corner from us, we’d love it if she could deliver the baby. More research and I find a blog about a lady called Gill being induced at Kings on her due date. I put all the inducement thoughts […]

  • kathryn

    April 22, 2020 at 11:06 pm

    I love watching the baby club on cbeebies on tv
    but I haven’t got time to watch it kathryn

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