On the 22nd July 2017 our family grew by one . One perfect little lady completed us. Mabel May Magovern was born at 2:34am weighing 8lb 8oz. Mabel was born at home, in water. It was a very straight forward… View Post

Newborn cuddles are just the best aren’t they? Following each of my births I have been handed my baby immediately as I was so keen to spend time giving my baby skin to skin having read about its amazing benefits. In… View Post

This last week or so, leading up to being 39 weeks pregnant, has been the worst week of this pregnancy by far for a number of reasons; a. Matt has been doing longer hours than usual due to a colleague… View Post

That’s right – we have decided to go for a home birth. Obviously anything could happen and that might not be possible but it’s what we’re planning for and so I thought I would just share the how’s and why’s… View Post

Suddenly it feels as though we’re hurtling towards birth. Five weeks feels like a long time but as I write this I’m already half way through my 35th week of pregnancy and, if baby decided to come as early as… View Post