My (very positive!) caesarean recovery

Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com It's taken me a while to get to writing this because 1) I didn't want to speak too soon; and 2) newborns are all-consuming! Apologies for the dodgy writing, I'm typing one handed with a sleeping baby on my lap and have no time to edit this post so … Continue reading My (very positive!) caesarean recovery

Dream Birth Company review #Gifted

*all imagery from The Dream Birth Company website // The Dream Dad Handbook* I first found The Dream Birth Company aaaages ago, listening to the Madeleine Shaw 'Get Your Glow Back' podcast where founder Clodagh was interviewed by Maddy about her amazing mindful birthing company. (This was last year, when we knew we'd be trying … Continue reading Dream Birth Company review #Gifted

Online antenatal course – The Maternity Collective

I just thought I'd pop on here and do a quick review of a course I found really useful in my prep for getting our beautiful baby born this October, however that ends up happening (!) be it vaginal delivery or out of the sun roof 🙂 This is not sponsored, nor was it gifted … Continue reading Online antenatal course – The Maternity Collective

Preparing for Labour | How to ditch the fear of giving birth | Pregnant in a pandemic

Well hello again everyone! I've been fairly quiet on here which is odd given that you'd think in lockdown I'd have had much more time to blog... but being pregnant in a global pandemic, having started a new job (my first fully qualified lawyer job) remotely and various other things have meant that blogging just … Continue reading Preparing for Labour | How to ditch the fear of giving birth | Pregnant in a pandemic

Pregnancy & TTC favourites: Books, Apps, Supplements, OPKs & all things Baby!

Sorry not sorry that the baby spam starts now...! I'd look away if this isn't your thing... 🙂 you've been warned! In this post I'll cover: Supplements Books Apps Podcasts Books Mummy youtubers The technical stuff - tests, OPKs, sperm friendly lube etc! But first, I just need a quick natter with you guys! It's … Continue reading Pregnancy & TTC favourites: Books, Apps, Supplements, OPKs & all things Baby!

New rituals & health habits | my morning wellness routine January 2020

So you may have seen on instagram I became a bit sporadic posting in early Jan this year, and then went offline for a few days with some health stuff. Nothing like something feeling wrong with your body to make you focus on taking care of yourself, right? I usually rely on my hardcore boxing … Continue reading New rituals & health habits | my morning wellness routine January 2020

My top 6 food, fitness & wellness podcasts

I don't know about you, but I'm addicted to podcasts for my commute, for spicing up boring admin tasks, and for keeping me company while I'm cooking in the kitchen. I just wanted to share some of my favourites in the realms of food, fitness, wellbeing, health and all that jazz that you might like … Continue reading My top 6 food, fitness & wellness podcasts

Train Happy by Tally Rye – An Honest Review | Intuitive fitness, intuitive eating and new approaches to exercise

Fitness fads come and go, and every January you see new books on fitness and food released, ready to ride the wave and cash in on the 'New Year, new you' mindset that so many kick off the year with. One of the new books out is Tally's 'Train Happy'. I wanted to read and … Continue reading Train Happy by Tally Rye – An Honest Review | Intuitive fitness, intuitive eating and new approaches to exercise

Anxiety & Overwhelm Toolkit: “Tapping”, or EMT – does it work?

I'm going to review my experience of 'tapping' or 'EMT (Emotional Freedom Technique)' in this post, but first I just want to tell you a little bit about how I came across it, and share a kind of disclaimer! I came across tapping via Jody Shield, who I first saw speak on a wellness panel … Continue reading Anxiety & Overwhelm Toolkit: “Tapping”, or EMT – does it work?

New Year’s Resolutions – Yes or No?! Goal-setting, fitness & food |Hello 2020!

Happy New Year everyone, first of all! Hope you all had a great Xmas and NYE, but if you didn't... don't sweat it! I had such an amazing time with the wedding in mid December, a lovely mini moon... but then got plunged back in to work stress, then Xmas, and then because of the … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions – Yes or No?! Goal-setting, fitness & food |Hello 2020!