Dear Pre-Pregnant Self

As I approach this milestone of 9 months post-pregnancy, I’m reflecting back and my pregnancy with Evelyn already seems like a lifetime ago. Now, the pregnancy feels like it flew by in the blink of an eye. However during it, it felt like a long, nerve wracking waiting game. By 38 weeks I was pretty…

The Hospital Bag

I had my hospital bag packed at 34 weeks. This isn’t because I was well prepared and organised, unfortunately, It’s because I had to attend the obstetrics unit for urgent confirmation and treatment of my obstetric cholestasis. In my panicked and worried state, I left work early and frantically threw things into a bag. Fortunately…

The Big Shopping List

It can be so overwhelming and expensive preparing for the arrival of a new baby. I am very much the type of person who likes to have a plan, make lists and tick things off. So I have complied quite an extensive list of what I feel are the essential buys for a baby. Some…

My Story

A good pregnancy, a good labour, and a good baby. Apparently most women have at least one of these. If you have two, then you’re pretty lucky. But if you have all three, well you’ve hit the jackpot! But I think those women are just a myth. To those who don’t have any of the…