Newborn Essentials

Newborn Essentials: What do you really need for the baby? What are newborn essentials? When I was pregnant I found it all a bit of minefield. University friends would claim one thing was the best invention since sliced bread. My sister-in-law would claim something else was the next best thing.…

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Life with Bump: The Six Week Update

The Six Week Update Ok, this edition of Life with Bump is over a week late, but I hope you guys will forgive me. When we returned from our trip to NYC and Washington DC (blog post coming soon), it took a while to get back into the swing of…

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My Support Network: The Antenatal Class Family

When I was pregnant people kept saying to me “your life will never be the same”. In my head I kept doing that “well obvious” face that Kevin and Perry (remember them!) used to do. But until you are on the other side, it cannot be explained accurately. Well it…

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An Exciting BOAM Announcement

Today we have an important announcement. If you have read my introductory post, you will know that I started BOAM as a way to keep friends and family updated on Bump’s life and to give me something to do during maternity leave. Like some mummy bloggers out there, I had…

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Life With Bump: The Four Week Update

The Four Week Update I promise my lovelies that the start of every “Life with Bump“ post won’t start with a comment about how quickly time flies but oh boy…four weeks! How?! In my Pregnancy Journal I commented on how the last couple of weeks before Bump’s arrival were slow. And by slow…

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Hospital Bags Revisited

When I blogged about the contents of the three hospital bags that I was going to take into hospital {see here and here} I promised that I would come back and review what I had taken. So here you have it, as promised, Hospital Bags Revisited. Now the dust has…

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Nursery Tour

At Long Last: The Nursery Tour This post is long overdue. I have been promising you all an nursery tour for a while and, if I am honest, I was hoping to post this before Bump arrived. Anyway, the good news is that it is finally here…the nursery tour! I…

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