Oh Do Fuck Off Kate Hudson

The laziest thing I’ve ever done? Have a C-section! I’m having an elective C-section next week, it will be my second Cesarean – the first was an emergency.  So call me a little over-sensitive (if you fucking dare at 38 weeks pregnant) but when I see flippant comments like this made by women in the public …

A Hospital Bag For An Elective C-Section: This Is Not My First Rodeo

So the last time I packed a hospital bag, it was all kitted out for a perfectly serene and straight forward birthing experience. I had an overnight bag (insert eye-roll here) mostly stuffed with cotton wool, nappies and mini bottles of shampoo. My biggest concerns were “which of my nice new PJ’s should I bring?” and “what …

Postpartum Hair Drama

Postpartum hair loss is a legitimate side effect of pregnancy, I didn’t know this the first time around. My hair which is naturally thick anyway, grew particularly luscious throughout and I walked around feeling a bit like Farrah Fawcett – only with a huge belly and ankles to match!   The problem was that all …

Office Safety When Pregnant

Luckily for me, where I work now they are pretty hot on office health and safety. For the first time in my career, I work for a company that have an actual Human Resources Department and HR Manager. Trust me, when you have worked for companies that consider health and safety to be an annual …