newborn

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When Piglet was born he spent some time in the neonatal unit before he was able to come home. I was lucky, he was only in special care as opposed to intensive care or the high dependancy unit. But that didn’t change the way I felt at the time. Despite complications at birth, Piglet stayed

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When I was pregnant I was really keen on the idea of newborn photography. I loved the gorgeous posed pictures, I knew it was something I’d love to have. The issue we had though was the cost. We had bought a new house and every penny we have was ear marked for kitchens or bathrooms.

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You can read here about my first and second trimesters of this pregnancy. This post is about the third trimester. My third trimester started off with a scan at 29 weeks and a consultant appointment. Piglet was measuring perfectly and we started to discuss my delivery options. Ever since falling pregnant I had been confident

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Push present – a present that more and more women are seeming to think they’re entitled to because they’ve carried a baby for 9 months. It has become fairly common practice to be given a gift from your other half once you’ve had your baby. Personally, the gorgeous baby you get is gift enough (boke

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We’re here. Piglet is 4 months old. We’ve officially survived the newborn stage and lived to tell the tale! I have 2 older sisters with 5 children between them, plus a sister in law with 2 children. When I was pregnant I asked around on what we should have ready and all 3 gave us

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I want to head this post up by saying I’m not pro breast and I’m not pro bottle – I’m pro feeding. As long as your child is happy and healthy and getting fed it doesn’t matter how the milk gets into them. That said – I really wanted to breast feed. I know it

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A few times a day Piglet and I go through the tummy time battle. He has hated tummy time from day one. Everyone has said “he’ll get used to it and soon he’ll love it” but here we are, 4 months on, still having a scream every time. I’m sure I’m not alone in my concerns