health, parenting

25 easy candy free Easter gift ideas for kids

Everyone loves gift-giving, and there is something especially magical about giving gifts to children. But have you ever considered the sugar content in those sugary treats? A Dairy Milk buttons easter egg fits in the palm of your hand and also comes with a small pack of chocolate buttons. While that may seem ideal for […]

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health, parenting

How my daughter helped curb my eating disorder

As my baby got bigger, the more curious she got about food, and the more I had to force myself into a routine of eating meals.Its a challenging, but positive change for me. I also can’t get away with eating too little; dinner time is a family event, which keeps me accountable, in a good way.

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health, postpartum, pregnancy

Postpartum haemorrhage : what you need to know

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff While delivering my daughter, I suffered a primary postpartum haemorrhage (PPH). I knew it was likely, because due to my EDS I’m prone to bleeding and have weak connective tissues. However, during my recovery in the postpartum period, I was surprised by how little others knew about PPH, but I understood […]

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parenting, postpartum

I didn’t fall in love with my baby right away

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Everyone knows the scenario. A woman is in labour (and absolutely exhausted), the midwife is shouting ‘one more push’, and finally, a baby is born. The cord is cut and the baby is handed to mum, who feels this overwhelming rush of love they’ve never felt for anything in their life, […]

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parenting

12 things I’ve learned in 12 months of being a mum

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Somehow, my teeny tiny person is a year old this month. It seems like yesterday that I was panicking about breaking her every time I touched her, and it’s a little crazy to me that she’s gone from this tiny human on the left, to the cheeky monkey on the right […]

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health, postpartum

What Hyperemesis Gravidarum meant for me

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff This week, I spoke to my lovely friend Becki about her experience of Hyperemesis Gravidarum. For those of you who don’t know, around 10,000 women in the UK suffer from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) every year. It is often dismissed as normal morning sickness in pregnancy, but in reality can leave the […]

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