new mama · recovery

My Postpartum Essentials List


When I went through the whole labor process with Monster, I thought that would be the hardest part.  I didn't know what waited for me afterwards: the postpartum stage. Funny thing is (or not really), I never actually researched what to expect during the postpartum stage so I was in for a surprise when I… Continue reading My Postpartum Essentials List

Babies · new mama · newborn · pregnancy · reviews

Dis-Chem Baby Goodie Bag + How to Get One


Getting free things cannot come at a more convenient time as when you have a baby on the way. If you've done research on baby shopping, you've already done some calculations on the costs that wait for you. So when brands and companies reward you with awesome goodies and spoils to thank you for your support,… Continue reading Dis-Chem Baby Goodie Bag + How to Get One

Babies · new mama · newborn · packing · pregnancy · recovery

What’s in My Baby’s Hospital Bag?


I'll be lying if I said that I could remember every single item I needed to pack into Cay's hospital bag. In fact, when I sat down to write down my list, I completely hit a blank.. Call it a brain fart or pregnancy brain... But I was clueless! I knew that I needed to… Continue reading What’s in My Baby’s Hospital Bag?

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What is a Birth Plan and What to Include in Yours


If you've never heard of a birth plan before, or have been wondering what and how it works; grab a cup of tea, sit back and read on! A birth plan is a 'statement' set up by you telling your doctor and the nurses at the hospital what you would like to have before, during… Continue reading What is a Birth Plan and What to Include in Yours

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To Do Before You’re Due: Third Trimester


Anyone that knows me knows that I love to-do lists, I might not always get around to completing them, but I sure do love making them! When you find out you’re pregnant (congratulations are in order!), you don’t realise how much planning you have to do and how many things you need to take care… Continue reading To Do Before You’re Due: Third Trimester