A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HIP DYSPLASIA FOR EXPECTANT MOTHERS.

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. It is the earnest prayer of every mother to give birth to a healthy bouncing baby. But, sometimes, the unexpected happens. After birth, some mothers discover certain issues with their newborn babies. These issues range from clubfoot, birth injuries, colic, and developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). DDH is a health problem that affects babies and young children. That said, if your child is diagnosed with this health condition, what do you do? First off, you may want to understand the condition and what the future holds for your child.  Lucky for you, we…

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4 Ways To Enjoy Being Pregnant

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Pregnancy is always hard and there are a lot of big changes that you have to get used to. But people get so caught up in the difficult things about pregnancy that they forget to enjoy the experience. You need to remember that this is one of the most exciting periods of your life and even though nine months seems like a long time, it will be over before you know it. If you are about to start your pregnancy journey, these are some of the best ways to make sure that you enjoy…

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Pregnancy Limbo

For the past week or so I have felt torn. I feel huge, and uncomfortable.  I am down to around four outfits that actually still fit me.  My hair is dry,  I can rarely wear my contacts as my eyes get too sore and my feet are swollen.  I physically can’t breathe quietly and I spill food on myself EVERY time I eat.  80% of the time I have baby feet wedged into my ribs and I have lost the ability to sit in any sort of dignified fashion. And I feel like the luckiest woman in the world. I…

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Our C-Section Story

April is C Section Awareness Month and as in just a few weeks I will be having my second section I wanted to share our story of what happened the first time round… I never had a birth plan, I didn’t even attempt to write one.  I was more than prepared to go with the flow and didn’t want to feel that I had to stick to something.  I mentioned I’d quite like to just have gas and air if possible (something my husband found hilarious) and if we could avoid it I didn’t really want an epidural.  The one…

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Maternity Style Second Time Round

When I found out I was expecting our second child I was really excited to wear my maternity clothes again.  I had fond memories of my pregnancy wardrobe and was eager to retrieve the bag of clothes that had long been stashed in the back of the attic. Maybe in the four years since I was pregnant with O my style has completely changed but the clothes I had been so keen to get back out were a huge let down.  Apart from one white shirt from Topshop the rest was awful.  I tried a couple of things on and…

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