11 ways to prepare for motherhood and getting pregnant

Deciding to start trying for a baby isn’t usually something that happens overnight. It might also take some time to get pregnant. You might also dither for a while, unsure if the time is right.  So why fill the gap with some activities to help you prepare for pregnancy and motherhood. I suspect there is another post further down the line which is slightly more sarcastic. These are just some of the things that sprung to mind on the practical front.   Folic acid Folic acid reduce the risk of central neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, in unborn babies.…

Are you going to have another?

Can you stop asking me whether we’ll have another child please? I’m not talking about you, but them. You know the ones I mean. The random people. Your family and close friends know what you went through to have the child you have. They know about the losses.  They might know about your messed up medical history and psychologically what it takes to make the decision to try again.  They see hand how exhausted you are and how you’re struggling to keep it together. They know better to ask. Or at least they should. But why do strangers feel it’s okay…

First Trimester Essentials

Ever wonder what to buy a momma when she’s first pregnant, or are you in the early stages and just want some practical ideas on how to survive the morning sickness, sleepless nights and swollen ankles? The Better Together Home blog shares their views, along with some insights and tips from me and some other mums. https://bettertogetherhome.com/2018/01/03/pregnancy-must-haves-essentials/