Health · Maternity Matters

The maternal mental health lottery must end NOW

Some welcome if more than a little overdue health news this week, as the government announced a much needed expansion in specialist mental health services for pregnant and new mothers. Current figures suggest only about a quarter of the 40,000 women experiencing mental health issues related to their pregnancy and childbirth each year actually get… Continue reading The maternal mental health lottery must end NOW

Health · Reviews

review: postnatal pilates with dr joanna helcke

Unbelievably, Jake is already approaching his half birthday, which also means I’m coming to the end of the six month postnatal Pilates programme from Dr Joanna Helcke. I had the opportunity to start the accompanying pregnancy side of the programme while I was expecting, but suffering from ongoing pelvic pain which made just getting around… Continue reading review: postnatal pilates with dr joanna helcke

Life's Little Pleasures · Photography · Reviews

baby’s big day out featuring george at asda

We have had some simply shocking weather over the Christmas holidays – it has been wet, windy and just not very pleasant to be outside. So when we had an unexpectedly sunny day between Christmas and New Year, we seized the opportunity for Joe to have a go with the new bell on his scooter… Continue reading baby’s big day out featuring george at asda