Pregnancy after child loss

Pregnancy after child loss

Pregnancy after child loss is hard. For both the Mum and Dad. So many moments are bitter sweet. For those who haven’t experienced it, there is nothing simple about it. People saying ‘relax, all will be fine, just enjoy it’ have no idea. Seeing those...
Hospital Bag

Hospital Bag

One of my favourite parts of pregnancy is preparing for the birth. I am a lover of lists, planning and preparation so for me packing the hospital bags is heaven. I started buying for the hospital bag early on but I would suggest getting it ready in early third...
Birth Hierarchy – Stop the judgement

Birth Hierarchy – Stop the judgement

A couple of days ago I had my hair done. This is the week of me running around doing all my maintenance appointments before bub comes. As I sat in the salon I heard a woman talking to my friend/hairdresser about birth, probably spurred on by seeing me waddling around...
Mental Health

Mental Health

Mental health. A big topic. It can affect anyone, for any reason, at anytime. For me I believe I had general anxiety before Mackenzie, but since we lost her my ‘reasons’ for mental health issues have been expanded beyond I thought possible. Grief, IVF,...
Can I be a normal Mum?

Can I be a normal Mum?

I have suddenly realised over this past week that I am not a normal Mum. I wonder if I will ever be? Part of me wants to be, so I can feel a part of a community but part of me never wants to lose the perspective my little loves have given me. But right now I feel so...