Breastfeeding & Skincare – What’s the lowdown?

I've been in a constant battle with skincare since I found out I was pregnant. In a nutshell, during the first trimester my skin went totally hormonal, breakouts, dryness, the lot (full review/experiences and products here). I have 'normal' slightly sensitive, slightly combination skin but overall (touch-wood) I've been pretty happy with it. That's probably ...

Stretch Mark Saviours During Pregnancy

Stretch marks, nobody loves them but they're a part of nature and can develop at a time of sudden growth in the body, whether this is through weight gain, puberty or pregnancy. I've never suffered from stretch marks before so during my early pregnancy, and call me naive, I wasn't really too concerned about them or ever ...

Pregnancy: Weeks 33, 34 & 35

By Saturday, January 23, 2016 0 , 0

As I approach the end of my 35th week and look back at the last 3 weeks they somehow have felt "slower". Baby boy is now about 20 inches and comparable to a honeydew melon - that's big! Babies at this stage weigh in at about 5 pounds and boy does it feel heavy. The increase ...

Pregnancy: Weeks 23, 24 and 25.

By Sunday, November 29, 2015 0 0

Weeks 23, 24 and 25 were significant weeks during my pregnancy. My baby boy has gone from the size of an eggplant (about 11 inches) to the size of a papaya (13-15 inches). These are the last 3 weeks of the second trimester, and importantly, a time when baby's brain, memory and motor skills are ...

Pregnancy: The Glucose Test – My Experience

By Thursday, November 19, 2015 0 0

The dreaded glucose test. That's what I thought until I had mine last Saturday, honestly ladies, it's really not that bad. I've heard so many horror stories online which scared me before my test, everyone is different, don't assume what happens to some women (not all) will definitely be what will happen to you. So first ...