• My pregnancy diary in Pregnancy & Birth magazine

    December 11, 2012

    I’m really thrilled to have been asked to appear in the December ‘Pregnancy Diary’ feature in Pregnancy & Birth magazine, along with lots of photos of all three of us (I loved reading P&B when I was pregnant, and also appeared in it last year). Although I did document lots of my pregnancy highs and woes…

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  • What (not) to Expect When You’re Expecting

    November 1, 2012

    What did you least expect when you were pregnant? For me it was the following: Going off one of my favourite things – avocados – to the extent that even now, the thought of them makes me feel queasy The multitude of bizarre pregnancy symptoms I had. Extreme thirst? Dry nose? Incredibly intense dreams? Yep, all…

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  • On fertility problems, and finding out I was pregnant

    June 1, 2012

    Did you suffer from any fertility problems when trying to get pregnant? A year ago this week I found out I was pregnant. It was the biggest shock of my life,  in the best possible way. It was a shock because I’d least expected it to happen then, as we’d been trying for what felt…

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  • 25 weeks pregnant - everything my pre-baby self was completely clueless about

    If You’re Pregnant, See My Baby Bump Week By Week

    April 1, 2012

    Are You Pregnant? Take A Look At My Baby Bump Week By Week And Read My Weekly Pregnancy Diary Are you pregnant and looking for a baby bump week by week? Take a look at my baby bump, week by week! When I was pregnant, all I wanted to do was compare my baby bump…

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  • My review of Maison D’Anu pregnancy skincare products

    September 19, 2011

    A Maison D’Anu review of pregnancy skincare products… I *love* beauty products, as our heaving bathroom shelves will testify. So when I was offered some products from the Maison D’Anu pregnancy skincare range to review, I jumped at the chance. I’d not heard much about the brand before, but the emphasis is on ethical products…

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  • Pregnancy week 15: in the city, by the sea

    August 24, 2011

    Here’s five things about pregnancy week 15* Baby C is growing up fast! This week s/he grew to the size of an avocado, which seems almost unfathomably big for something so little. Random avocado fact of the day though, is that since getting pregnant I’ve also completely gone off them, despite the fact I used…

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  • First looks and introductions

    August 24, 2011

    They say seeing is believing, but when I saw the pregnancy test turn positive, it still didn’t seem real. Even seven tests later, I remained ever-so-slightly suspicious about my baby on board status (sample neurotic conversation from a few weeks later – me: “What if there’s nothing in there?” Midwife: “Don’t worry, everyone thinks that.”…

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