The scariest packing that I have ever done – What to pack in your hospital bag

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With 2 weeks to go before Liberty is due to arrive, I have finally packed my hospital bag! (This meaning I have put things in the bag as I had already prepared it weeks ago #superorganised😊). I had read so many different sites, blogs and forums about what to pack and decided I would use a mixture of Baby Centre’s, Milli’s (from the Positive Birth Book) and the one I was provided from the Hospital.

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Happy ‘full term’ day – 37 weeks today!

Happy 37 weeks! Classed as ‘full term’ so Lib is safe to come out at anytime! How about now please Liberty 🙏 I just CAN’T WAIT to meet you! My baby girl! #futurebestfriend

21 days until due date ! So feet up with living in a dressing gown, drinking tea and watching morning TV and taking advantage of this time now ! Happy maternity leave!

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Happy Liberty Due Date Month! 🎉

Happy August! Liberty’s birth month (potentially) I am so excited! Her room is nearly sorted, hospital bag prepped, Visual birth plan finalised and finally managing to take some time to relax before she arrives! I just can’t wait to meet her! Let’s hope she is on time! 🤞🏻

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#babyshowergoals

The baby shower was amazing yesterday! I am so thankful to have some amazing friends! The request for books for Liberty to create a library for her was a success! Asked people to bring a book which reminded them of their childhood or ones that taught important lessons and so happy with the selection n! I just need to add my additions of ‘Funnybones’ and ‘The Magic Key’ and Dave’s addition of the ‘Manchester United Annual 2018-19’ 👶🏻💦📚

Please stop hiding and let me see more of you – 4D baby scan round 2

With Liberty being naughty on Monday when we had a scan in London, Ultrasound Direct allowed us to have a rescan for free even though I am classed as too far along! Went to their York clinic today and they tried so hard to get some more pictures but she is still being naughty! #likemotherlikedaughter managed to get another picture, see her yawn and see that she doesn’t just suck her thumb, she puts her whole hand in her mouth!! God I love her! #hellodaughter

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How am I going to get Liberty out? Planning for Labour using The Positive Birth Book by Milli Hill – PART 1

With all the drama planning for the what ifs around my mental health when Liberty arrives  and whether my meds would cause issues when it came to breastfeeding, I haven’t actually  been asked what kind of birth I would like. Before I was pregnant I would joke saying that I was too posh to push and have my labour booked in and plan my labour around my life. I would want the baby to come ‘out of the sunroof’ if you know what I mean as no way I would want to it to come out of my V. The thought terrified me! So it was time to ask myself what kind of birth I actually wanted.

Having no clue, a colleague at work suggested a book which was the ‘NO BS’ book to pregnancy, birth and the early days which would cover everything I wanted to know and all the things I hadn’t even thought of! The book was called ‘The Positive Birth Book’ by Milli Hill.

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