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My Breastfeeding Essentials

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Since having our baby boy almost 9 weeks ago, I’ve been reminded of all the bits that become essentials as a new-mum. It’s amazing how I’d forgotten since having our daughter nearly 3 years ago, just what is needed on a day-to-day basis. I’ve built some amazing relationships on my instagram and there is a wonderful community of supportive mums and mums-to-be on there that have offered advice along the way. I’ve also had lots of DMs asking me about my personal experiences and preferences, so I thought it’d make sense to pop some of it down on the blog. So I’ll start with a biggy…my breastfeeding essentials…

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Safe Nights with Silentnight Trafford Centre – Baby Sleeping

I’m hopefully days away from giving birth to our second now and this last couple of weeks has been the first time this pregnancy, I’ve been able to focus and prepare for our imminent arrival. One of the biggest things that has played on my mind with this bubba is sleep. Our daughter, who’s now nearly 3 years old, has never been a good sleeper and has never gone through the night alone. In fact we’ve ended up co-sleeping and the two of us are incredibly knackered! So when I was invited to find out more about Safe Nights with Silentnight at the Trafford Centre, I was immediately intrigued…

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Motherhood and Losing My Sense of Self – just for a little while

I’ve not written about this side of the motherhood journey for me before, but I have spoken about it and am not scared to admit what I’m about to write about, as I realise lots of other mothers out there feel and go through exactly the same thing. The beauty of us being so connected in the world, by social media and the internet, is now, people are talking about it more and sharing their true feelings and hopefully people are suffering in silence less. What am I talking about? Well, this crazy journey called motherhood and losing my sense of self…

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