Dear New Mama

Dear New Mama, It’s OK to cry. It’s OK to cry because you are learning to love someone new and its OK to cry because you love them so much. It’s OK to cry when your newborn is crying, no one expects you to know your baby and what it [...]

2019-04-24T11:12:04+10:00September 12, 2016|

Loving a second child

Loving a second child I want to tell you about loving a second child. After having Aston, we knew we wanted to have a lot more kids and after he was 18 months we were ready to start trying again. The decision to start trying for number two was an [...]

2019-04-24T11:12:18+10:00August 29, 2016|

10 facts about babies you might not know

As part of my Midwife Cath series, he is one for you! Did you know these facts about babies? 1. Their first poo is sterile. 2. The colostrum acts like a laxative and helps them pass the meconium 3. Hiccups means their wind is up 4. Babies are covered with [...]

2019-04-24T11:12:32+10:00August 17, 2016|

Dear Preggo

Dear Preggo, Since I am an expert now that I have been pregnant twice before, I thought I would shed some light about pregnancy now that I am on the other side. Life can be tough when you are lugging that bigger-than-a-soccer-ball bump around on those tree trunks of yours [...]

2019-04-24T11:13:02+10:00July 31, 2016|

Midwife Cath ‘The First Six Weeks’

I first heard about Midwife Cath when I was at an event with Erin Maxwell and Rebecca Judd and I listened as they spoke about some magical Cath lady who seemed to have saved their lives and or delivers babies with one hand and her eyes closed or something and [...]

2019-04-24T11:16:14+10:00July 6, 2016|

12 ways to be a happier mum

I am not sure what it is, but now more than ever, I am cherishing every moment with my boys more than I ever have. When they call my name, I drop what I am doing and go to them, if I really need to get this blog post live [...]

2019-04-24T11:16:41+10:00May 29, 2016|

25 things you didn’t know about me

Hi everyone, wait, hang on, the tennis is so distracting (Go Hewitt!) I need to turn it (Yessss!!)  off. There. So I was sitting here with stacks of paper around me, notes from meetings, a forecast of my month ahead, texting a pregnant friend who asked me the usual "So [...]

2019-04-24T11:17:41+10:00January 21, 2016|
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