Ammunition for those who can’t, or won’t, go along with “breast is best”

By on February 28, 2014

After my little rant about the judgement of pregnant women and new mothers I’ve received a lot of feedback from other mothers who can sympathise. It seems we are all walking around being told how to do things and judged if we don’t follow the orders, while our internal monologues instruct us to smile and Read More...


Ammunition for those who can't, or won't, go along with "breast is best"

By on February 28, 2014

After my little rant about the judgement of pregnant women and new mothers I’ve received a lot of feedback from other mothers who can sympathise. It seems we are all walking around being told how to do things and judged if we don’t follow the orders, while our internal monologues instruct us to smile and Read More...

Your advice is welcome, your judgement is not

By on February 25, 2014

The idea that when you become pregnant you are public property is a cliche, but it’s true. You go from being an autonomous individual who can essentially live their life free from judgment (on most decisions) to being someone who seems to have a sign on her head saying “judge me, I’m incapable of making Read More...


Ill-fitting togs and an aerobics instructor

By on February 23, 2014

Adjusting to an ever changing body and the things it can and cannot do has been an interesting part of pregnancy. Before I realised I was pregnant I could confidently call myself a runner. I ran 3-5 times a week, with distances between 4 and 8kms. The previous year I completed my first half marathon, Read More...




As a non-believer, I think I’ll just thank my obstetrician

By on February 19, 2014

Today marked our eighth scan to keep a watchful eye on our Peanut. The scans are spreading out in time now, so it has been three weeks since the last one. This means that for at least ten days between this scan and the last I forgot there was anything even wrong with her. She Read More...


My “so necessary bundle” arrived!

By on February 13, 2014

After weeks tracking my Not So Glamorous But So Necessary Bundle from Hillary Frank’s Longest Shortest Time podcast/blog and A Little Bundle, it has arrived! The track and trace info told me my bundle began its journey in Austin, Texas, then flew to Chicago, followed by Ireland where it stayed put for a week or Read More...


My "so necessary bundle" arrived!

By on February 13, 2014

After weeks tracking my Not So Glamorous But So Necessary Bundle from Hillary Frank’s Longest Shortest Time podcast/blog and A Little Bundle, it has arrived! The track and trace info told me my bundle began its journey in Austin, Texas, then flew to Chicago, followed by Ireland where it stayed put for a week or Read More...