Hall pass from parenting

You know the scene in Bad Moms when Kristen Bell's character is talking about how she wishes she would get into a minor car accident so she can stay in hospital for a couple of days to get a break from mothering? I feel like that sometimes too. Not a car accident...

Let the journey begin

Hi ladies, welcome to Embracing Motherhood. The idea behind this blog is to share my journey of motherhood and to also tap into my husband’s medical knowledge on women’s health. My hubby’s name is David Addenbrooke and he is an obstetrician. He has been delivering...

Baby brain, three years on

I don’t care how many people refute this claim I am here to state that baby brain is an actual condition, and one that I have yet to be relieved of. Before children I was able to maintain a complete thought process and carry out a conversation without forgetting...

Hall pass from parenting

You know the scene in Bad Moms when Kristen Bell's character is talking about how she wishes she would get into a minor car accident so she can stay in hospital for a couple of days to get a break from mothering? I feel like that sometimes too. Not a car accident...

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Let the journey begin

Hi ladies, welcome to Embracing Motherhood. The idea behind this blog is to share my journey of motherhood and to also tap into my husband’s medical knowledge on women’s health. My hubby’s name is David Addenbrooke and he is an obstetrician. He has been delivering...

read more

Baby brain, three years on

I don’t care how many people refute this claim I am here to state that baby brain is an actual condition, and one that I have yet to be relieved of. Before children I was able to maintain a complete thought process and carry out a conversation without forgetting...

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Pregnancy myths debunked

I remember the first-time hubby and I decided to start a family. We had just married and moved interstate, and felt we were ready to start this new chapter of our lives.  I was 25 and had no idea what to expect, so like most women I went out and sourced every...

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Taming my wildings

The moment when you realise you’re the parent of wildlings is like tripping over and landing in a steaming pile of sh!t. It takes you by surprise, feels a little hot and gross, and leaves you embarrassed and wishing you crawl into a hole. That’s what it felt like for...

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Embracing Motherhood

There are so many wonderful talented mums out there who can multi-skill the shit out of life and even give Martha Stewart a run for her money. There are helicopter mums, tiger mums, parachute mums, and even mums who plan out their child’s lives with great precision....

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9 months book launch

“I see the art of obstetrics as helping women to be empowered to choose the birth that is right for them and then letting it happen.”

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