I feel very privileged and proud of the journey Arthur and I have gone through with breastfeeding. As I detailed in my previous World Breastfeeding Week post, it hasn’t always been easy.
If you don’t know, breast milk and breastfeeding… Well, it’s pretty magical stuff.
Now that we’re over halfway through October, it’s starting to feel a little like we’ve just crested the top of a roller-coaster, in terms of the imminent arrival of our baby… The past few months have plodded along, but now time seems to be … Continue readingLife Lately…
Essays, essays, essays. I mention that dreaded word on this blog quite often – the past few years essays have plagued me more than they ever used to. You may or may not be aware that I received my BA in English & Linguistics … Continue reading10 easy midwifery essay writing tips
Hello and greetings from Westcliff! We returned from our holiday on Saturday, both glad to come home and sad to leave our lovely canal boat. We had a lovely time, but now we’re back there’s a lot to get done. I spent some time … Continue readingBack to normality
A miniature update on current life: I’m struggling my way through the same essay, still (3000/3500 as of a few hours ago); I’ve had my twelfth delivery (and believe me when I say that, that baby was one of the most adorable!) and I’ve … Continue readingEssays, babies, pajamas.
It’s night-time as we crowd into the handover room, The day staff look weary but they smile as they discuss their day. A5, B3, C6 and side rooms 1-4; we scribble on our sheets of paper, Rhesus negative, AF, BF, 3°, EBL, OBs due at … Continue readingPostnatal Ward
I’m here to greet you, as you raise your head groggily from your pillow. I always find myself speaking a little more softly than I feel I should, But it feels right, today, my voice gently soothing in the morning light.
Happy New Year, friends! Let’s not get into the “I can’t believe it’s 2017s!” – I want to concentrate on the year ahead, and consider how I can use 2016 as a springboard for even more awesomeness. Here goes…
Happy Friday, friends! I’ve had a rather lovely, relaxing week so far – only one day on placement (working weekend coming up!) and plenty of time to sort my head out a bit, and of course, organise the flat some more..! Anyway, here goes…