When I was packing my hospital bag I found myself asking every Mum I knew what I should pack, plus doing some good old fashioned Pinterest & Google searching. So, through thorough research and my own experience here is a list! I've separated it into three categories: Your bag, Babies Bag & a Labour Bag! … Continue reading What The F@#k Do I Pack In My Hospital Bag?
Dear Pre-Labor Self, When people say “get all the rest you can now” you need to listen to them! Like - literally sleep as much as you can because you're going to go through such a physical and mental battle babe. I’m not going to lie to you & say it doesn’t hurt, I’m not … Continue reading A Letter To Myself Before Labor
What a week! What a glorious week that we were absolutely not prepared for! That first night at the hospital we were put in a shared room – now sharing a room isn’t what threw me, it was the fact that it meant that Brad couldn’t stay, which in turn meant that I was suppose … Continue reading First Week With A Newborn
Thursday 12th of April. I was already 10 days over, I’d literally done everything you can think of to help naturally induce labour but nothing seemed to work. Physically I was feeling really good but mentally I was so drained. That morning I went to see my OB who did, let’s just say, an “extensive” … Continue reading My Birth Story
“Patience is a virtue,” they say. I don’t know how many other virtues there are but I can tell you right now that I don’t have that one. I’m 41weeks pregnant…nearly 42 actually, my “due date” has been AND it has gone. I am tired, exhausted, frustrated & exasperated. I want to meet my child. … Continue reading The Life Of An Overdue Pregnant Woman