Category things for mum/mum-to-be

What to wear: Autumn maternity

no, i’m not pregnant again but i know a fair few of you are, so i wanted to share these. i wrote about Hatch maternity before, back when i was pregnant, but they were the wrong season for me to get the most of them when i didn’t really have the funds. i saw today […]


Today we decided to have a London Sunday as if I wasn’t pregnant. First thing, we hopped on a bus and made our way to the Columbia Flower Market in Hoxton, where we sat in the garden of a gallery and drank coffee and ate pastries, before wandering around the market itself and pottering in […]

39+6 (or, I packed my hospital bag and in it I put)

Just in case this is of any use to anyone, I thought a list of what I’ve packed for our visit to the hospital might interest my pregnant readers. And, those that have done it before, any feedback at all would be useful. Once Pip has arrived, I’ll try and report back on what I […]


Every night for the past few nights I have been woken up with practice contractions, coming regularly every 8-10 minutes for about 3 -4 hours, from 3am – 6/7am. Every night I have got out of bed, been to the loo, had a drink, adjusted position frequently and turned on my electric blanket. Every night […]


  No sign of Pip yet. I fear this might become a daily refrain. This morning I started getting some more noticeable back ache, heaviness, contractions and my bump has got lower, so the thought did cross my kind that things might be happening. Which they still might be, albeit very slowly. So, I used […]

Things/products I’ve loved during pregnancy

There are one or two products which I have found essential or very useful during pregnancy so, in case it is of assistance, I thought I’d share a list. *moisturiser/tummy balm – not so much for being anti stretch mark (I can’t tell whether my lack of them so far is down to the creams, […]