Coping with Gestational Diabetes as a Fussy Eater

For this post I have rediscovered an old friend who is now a mum too. Hermione, who blogs over at Hermione’s Pantry, went to the same high school as me but we haven’t spoken in years. She actually discovered me recently on Instagram – it turned out she has her own baby boy also called Rowan! Hermione’s Pantry is full of vegetarian recipes that have been lovingly crafted by Hermione. Seeing her blog inspired me to think about my own relationship with food. In pregnancy you can experience a lot of changes to your diet. The biggest things that affected…

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5 Ways to Cope with No Routine for your Newborn Baby

I am definitely a routine loving person. I like to be organised and on top of things and I often have to make the effort to adapt to spontaneous changes. So when I had Rowan I looked all over the internet for tips on getting my newborn into a routine. There are plenty out there – with schedules and timings for naps and feeds. You can find long infographs showing how much feeding and sleeping your baby needs, and the time between them, depending on their age. But when it came to applying all that to real life there was…

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