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Dispatches: Breastfeeding Uncovered – My Opinion

I've caught up with the Dispatches program about breastfeeding which was on Channel 4 recently. I couldn't help but write a blog sharing my opinion on the program and how my breastfeeding experience has been 3 months in. My Opinion I cannot believe how weirdly emotional the program made me feel (I'm emotional about everything… Continue reading Dispatches: Breastfeeding Uncovered – My Opinion

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First 2 weeks with a newborn & postpartum pains.

Fletcher is now 2 weeks old! What an experience it's been so far. I can honestly say I wasn't expecting to go through many of those experiences. By that I don't mean looking after a newborn, I mean the postpartum shit I've had to deal with. The things no-one tells you about! Pre-warning you folks… Continue reading First 2 weeks with a newborn & postpartum pains.

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Hypnobirthing – doubts are setting in!

I have now officially finished the hypnobirthing book. So I thought I'd update you on my current thoughts about it. Although as the title states, the doubts are setting in, I do however have a clear understanding of what is involved in the whole process. I feel confident that I can give it my best… Continue reading Hypnobirthing – doubts are setting in!

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Hypnobirth – why I’m going to give it a crack!

So as the title states... I'm going to give hypnobirthing a crack. Some of you may be reading this thinking.... what the frick are you, a hippie?! The answer is, no I am most definitely not. In fact far from it. But... do I want a calm and "pain free" birth.... (pain free - don't… Continue reading Hypnobirth – why I’m going to give it a crack!