Invasion of the Body Snatcher

Invasion of the Body Snatcher

From the time you become pregnant, your body undergoes many changes, both expected and otherwise (who knew about that incessant itching as your skin stretches?) You may begin to feel a little like someone else has taken charge, and you’ve become a rather curious...
The Space Within

The Space Within

The workings of the female body have often been seen as somewhat of a mystery, and no more than during pregnancy when you’re left wondering what on earth is going on in there. The day of your first scan at around 12 weeks is not just a chance to check that all is...
The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

At what point do you become a mum? When you meet your baby for the first time, or 9 months before that when you feel a little stirring in your tummy and think “Could I be pregnant? Or was it just wind….”Those first few days after conception, as with all aspects of...
But what about meeeeeeee?

But what about meeeeeeee?

After such a long break from writing, I thought it would be apt to mention a concept many of us women struggle with – thinking about you. It may seem a funny thing to say with a new little being to think about now, but these early months are the perfect time to start...
Trying Times

Trying Times

The decision to ‘try’ for a baby may come after days, weeks or months of discussion, or may come out of the blue. Considering the fairly minimal effort which could take place in the actual act of procreation, it seems strange that we refer to this as ‘trying’. Rather,...