health

Having an ovary removed at 21 – My Story

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Laparoscopic right salpingo oophorectomy¬†– I believe that is the “medical term” for it, and on the 08/11/2018 the NHS gave me my very own experience of it. I should probably take this time to say how grateful I am for the NHS, and how amazing the staff who work for the […]

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parenting

Dear Fellow Mama… We all NEED to let our hair down!

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff One thing I always feel really strongly about is when mums get criticised for going on a night out. Obviously, I’m not saying every week, but once in a while, I think it’s really important that mothers are given the opportunity to go out and let their hair down. I recently […]

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postpartum, pregnancy

Foetal Distress… Where my labour went wrong

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff I was in slow labour for a solid 2 weeks. I’d had 2 sweeps and I remember so vividly on New Year’s Day going into hospital for a midwife to say, “something is definitely happening, you’re 2cm now rather than 1.” Woohoo! One whole cm in a week, I thought to myself… […]

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parenting

Why I’m happy being a single mum

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff So, recently I have had friends all asking the same question… “Isn’t it time you settled down?” And let’s not forget dear old Aunt Barbara at the family meals asking why I’m still single. The reason to it all is because, in a warped kinda way, I’m happy being single. The […]

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postpartum

Breastfeeding avoidance – The mental block

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff So as mums, before our babies are even born we’re flooded with questions: “Are you planning on breastfeeding?”, “You know breast is best”… it’s almost as if people are making our feeding choices for us. I wanted to breastfeed from day one, I wanted to have that bond and be able to create […]

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parenting, postpartum

Colic, Reflux and Wind… Oh my!

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Ah colic, every parent’s worst nightmare. I still have flashbacks to this day. I was a super lucky parent with Oliver getting both reflux and colic – lush, huh? I remember at around 5pm every night we would all look at each other and give each other a mutual nod; that […]

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parenting

Dear Mr…

Tweet to @mummykindoff So this post is inspiried by Caroline Flack’s article in this month’s ‘Cosmopolitan’… I felt I could relate so much to what she had posted, and although this post isn’t exactly parenting related I think it is something we can all relate to. I think if I could write to any of […]

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