Children after PND – “Don’t let your past, shape your future.”

Children after PND – “Don’t let your past, shape your future.”

I recently received an email asking me how I built up the courage to have another baby after experiencing Post Natal Depression, 5 years ago with my first born Olivia? Was I frightened PND would return? Did I have any freak outs along the way? Did I experience it with my two youngest children? This email and these questions inspired this post. If one person is taking the time to write me an email, I am positive there are others out there having...

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Different baby, different birth – Macy Rose

Different baby, different birth – Macy Rose

When they say all pregnancies are different, all births are different and all babies are different, they’re not wrong. I’ve now had three kids and from start to finish all have been totally different. Unfortunately from 25 weeks with Macy, I started dilating from the inside out (cervical funnelling). This meant I was on bed rest for a few weeks and had to take it easy for the rest of the pregnancy. Being on rest with two other...

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My ectopic pregnancy – trust your instincts

My ectopic pregnancy – trust your instincts

In October 2011 I was rushing out the door to go to my friend Hayley’s Hen’s Night. (Jonathan and I had decided we were ready to have another baby, Olivia was 2 and we had just started trying). As I was on my way to a hen’s night that I knew I would have a few drinks and I thought I better do a pregnancy test, just incase. To my surprise it came up positive, I ran downstairs to share my excitement with Jonathan and he was also...

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It’s a GIRL!!!!

It’s a GIRL!!!!

We are happy to announce we are expecting a baby girl in July!!!!   This is the first time we have found out the sex, although we didn’t need the Dr to tell us, Olivia has been convinced she is getting a baby sister from the beginning. We are all very excited but I definately think Jonathan has sprouted a few new grey hairs since finding out, especially when the Dr told us she had really long legs ha ha. I know that when the girls...

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Here we go again…

Here we go again…

Just because we thought our life wasn’t busy enough, ¬†Jonathan and I decided it was time to have another baby. To our delight Baby Brown number 3 is due in July. We are all very excited especially Olivia, who is convinced she is getting a baby sister this time and regularly argues with Jonathan as he keeps telling her it’s a boy. Either way I know she will be the doting and protective big sister she is to Jack. Jack on the other...

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“So, are you pregnant yet??”

“So, are you pregnant yet??”

These 5 words should never be used in the same sentence!! For someone who has fallen pregnant by accident or on the first try, you can’t even begin to imagine how hard it actually is to fall pregnant. Also people that haven’t even tried yet. Each cycle a women only has a 15-25% chance of conceiving, but this is only the case if you do everything right. If you or your partner have any medical conditions that decreases the chances...

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