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My Favourite Images From My Maternity Shoot

Today I would like to share my favourite images from my maternity shoot I had with Samantha Jackson.

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Pregnancy – 9 Tips to Boost Your Confidence

Self-confidence during pregnancy really can make the difference on how you experience your pregnancy.  It sounds very easy and obvious, but I can guarantee you, as I am sitting here with only 4 weeks to go, it is not as clear cut and easy as it seems.  If you don’t go into your pregnancy with a plan it is easy to get side-tracked.  Feeling tired and not in the mood for anything, and having unrealistic goals to meet your new addition’s every expectations (even though he has non) can take over before you know it.  These 9 useful tips will help you to experience your pregnancy with more confidence.

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The Un-shameful Truth about Perinatal Depression – My Journey

Today I would like to talk a bit about my journey with perinatal depression. I feel that this is something I mostly do not talk about as pregnancy is supposed to be a joyous journey. Unfortunately by ignoring this very sad and real issue we are taking the power away from women who are going through very scary mental issues and who need the support and re-assurance to seek help.

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Why I Decided to Have a Selective C Section

I am due to give birth on the 15th of April and I have decided to have a selective C…


Weight Gain During Pregnancy – What is Realistic and Where Does It All Go?m

New post on the blog. All that pregnancy weight is actually divided into many pregnancy factors and mostly naturally goes after pregnancy. So how much weight should you pick up and where? This explains it a bit better …

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My Secret Fear – Not Loving My Second Child As Much As My First

What if I can’t or don’t love my second child as much as the first? It looks even worse in black on white than it sounds in my head. But this thought has literally been hounding me for a while and I feel terrible for even writing about it…

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Don’t Ignore These Warning Signs When Exercising During Pregnancy

During pregnancy exercising is definitely something I would recommend to all mommy’s to be, BUT don’t ignore the warning signs…

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Down Syndrome – It Happened To Me

I knew that down syndrome is something that happens, but I never thought  it will never happen to me. In fact,…

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My Live 2D and 4 D Ultrasound

I recently went for a 13 week ultrasound at my Gynaecologist and was desperate to do a live video recording…

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10 Things I wish My Mom Could Have Told Me About Pregnancy

There are so many things I wish my mom could have told me about pregnancy.  The only reason why she…