Category: Postpartum

I Love My Mummy Tummy!

As Mother’s we’re always on our game when it comes for preparing for a wide range of surprises (both good and bad), we have eyes in the back of our head and we know better than most that we must always expect the unexpected. Well today, the unexpected happened and it took me a little […]

How Having A Baby Affected My Relationship With Sex.. For The Better

Seeing this title may confuse some as I have openly discussed my struggles with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder which I experienced shortly after giving birth to my boy. This came about after an incredibly difficult time during my labour but I didn’t even realised it had such a negative impact on me until weeks after. […]

Coming To Terms With The Birth You DIDN’T Plan

Tranquil sounds of the ocean, preferably of the whale variety progressively increasing in sound and frequency with each contraction. Lovers; calling out to one another from afar through the sound of the deep underwater as the rest of the pod dance around in the space between, backing singers to their sweet melody. The pair would […]

Labour PTSD- From Sex Lover To The Ultimate Prude

From quite early on in the time of my life when I had self-promoted myself from the experimental virgin to the moderately experienced lover I have always been enthusiastic about maintaining a fulfilling sex life for no other reason but the fact that I just really enjoyed sex. Passionate, hot and steamy love-making to quickies […]

It Was No Fairy Tale – The Hospital Stay (Our Birth Story Continued)

Once Carl cut the cord and my baby was finally moved from the warmth of my chest to be weighed, reality began to sink in and all of a sudden I was very aware of the fact that I was in a hospital having just given birth whilst at the time completely unaware of what […]

Blood Clots, Piles, Sweats, Leaks And Hair Loss- Welcome To The Fourth Trimester And It Aint Pretty

The three trimesters are talked about so frequently that, as a pregnant woman, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect and when to expect it, within reason of course. We know about the little signs that can indicate we might have conceived: the tiredness, sickness, headaches or just generally feeling off and […]

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