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…

Breast is best, but boy is it difficult

After Missy was born, I breastfed with such ease. Then the no milk thing happened and I had to use pre-mixed bottled formula to make sure she was fed. First few times we used it, no problem, but after that, her little tummy just couldn’t hack it- that and the varied advice from all the…

The vaccinations you need in pregnancy 

If you’re trying for a baby or already pregnant, chances are you already know about the healthy foods, exercise and rest you need to keep your body in check. Whilst going to your midwifery and doctor appointments, they may mention certain vaccinations to get before or during your pregnancy. When you are pregnant your body…

Preparing for sleepless nights when she arrives

So little missy is a very active little bunny, especially at night. Being the little attention-seeker that she is, she generally starts off the evening around 7.30pm (depending on mood) getting herself ready with a few drum rolls, air guitar punching moves before the Michael Flatley Riverdance gets into full swing with my tummy and…

“Are you expecting Twins?”

Last weekend a woman in a cafe pointed out how large I was and said “our Steph isn’t as huge as you and she’s due next week, are you expecting twins?” No lady I am not. It’s been double checked with the scan too, so please stop asking me or telling me I look like…

Don’t let Google become your friend…

Anyone who has had a headache and stupidly gone to Dr Google for an answer knows what I’m talking about and you do it just because it’s quicker than phoning your doctor! But the problem with googling your health woes is of course that you get answers that are totally incorrect but flood you with…