We went to Giovanni Fletcher’s book signing in Canterbury

If you don’t know much about Giovanna, she grew up in Essex with her Italian dad Mario, mum Kim, big sister Giorgina and little brother Mario (he was on TOWIE), and with family playing such a big part of her life it was only natural that she had always dreamed of having children of her…

Things that happen in an induction 

I was induced. I had to be so I didn’t really have a choice in the matter but in a sense I was pleased as I don’t think I could have waited till her due date to pray she come out. I thought they were pretty straightforward but until I knew the facts I didn’t…

Hospital bag- what I didn’t need 

I followed every guideline, researched on every website and took every single bit of advice from family and friends of what I needed for my hospital bag. And I didn’t need it all. In the maternity ward, I walked in with Jane (my mother in law) with all my bags and immediately felt embarrassed with…

What you should pack for the birth

Everyone and every shop will tell you or give you a rough idea of what you need for your hospital bag. But here are some things that you should definitely pack as recommended by new mothers. Jo says “Bring a bottle of Eau Thermale Avene spring water with you. A 150ml bottle is £7 at Boots, it’s…

Have you got your car seat yet?

With 5 weeks to go, the nursery ready, my hospital and her hospital bag packed, many of the big questions that are starting to arise include the all important one about the importance of a car seat. Thankfully we’ve had our car seat since July ever since mum spotted a deal at Mothercare on their Silvercross…