How I overcame my birth trauma 

What is birth trauma? Birth trauma is essentially Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that can follow birth. The Birth Trauma Association estimates that over 200,000 women in the UK experience Birth Trauma and go on to develop some of the…

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Review: Haakaa Breast Pump

As you guys might have guessed from my posts about my breastfeeding journey. I am a passionate breastfeeding advocate. Recently, I’ve been seeing glowing reviews for a new kind of breast pump by New Zealand brand Haakaa on social media. When…

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Emergency C-section Birth Story

A disclaimer I’ve shared my positive home birth story for my daughter (read my HBAC birth story here) but have yet to share my not so great birth story for my son, which ended in a category 1 emergency Cesarean…

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Childcare sucks

I feel like crap over my one year old’s first day at nursery. They couldn’t get her to nap. She wouldn’t eat or drink milk (she’s normally breastfed on demand, I sent some Breastmilk which she pushed away). She cried…

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HBAC Birth Story 

It’s one year since I had a Home Birth after a Caesarean Section, or HBAC as it’s known, with my second child. I thought it would be the perfect time to reflect on that birth and write up for HBAC…

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