The positive effects of a gentle caesarean

The positive effects of a gentle caesarean

Giving birth via Caesarean section is a contentious issue in today’s society. Statistics issued by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare cite that 35 percent of births in Australia were surgical in 2018. Many health professionals and social commentators are...
Forgetting your ‘mum’ filter

Forgetting your ‘mum’ filter

Ever been out in public and done something a little cringe worthy you wished you hadn’t? There are plenty of times I wish I’d saved my indiscretions for behind closed doors. Like the time I dropped the f-bomb at the park in front of my little ones while they fought...
Why I broke up with Instagram

Why I broke up with Instagram

It was a little over six years ago when my relationship with social media changed.  Sitting on the couch, trying to breastfeed my newborn, surrounded by mounds of washing, I decided to take a sneaky Instagram break.  In the search for a new nipple shield I...
34 weeks and counting

34 weeks and counting

Today marks the end of my 34th week of pregnancy. I’m having trouble breathing, major cramping in my legs every time I stand, and it feels like the skin on my abdomen is going to rip 😬 On the flip side bubby is enjoying my stretched uterus thanks to his 4 older...
Pregnancy Myths Debunked: Part 2

Pregnancy Myths Debunked: Part 2

Here is the second instalment of pregnancy myths that plagued me when I was pregnant with my first child. I agree, some of them sound a little out there but they were real concerns of mine when I was newly pregnant. And let’s face it ladies – there is A...