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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health, parenting

Tips and tricks for tummy bug troubles

Unfortunately, it’s the time of year where stomach bugs are rife. I was recently in the hospital twice in the space of two days, as my little one had a severe case of gastroenteritis. While I was there, I had many in depth conversations with paediatricians, nurses and the matron, who gave me many materials […]

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health, parenting

Frank Fridays : the realities of being a disabled parent

Tweet to @mummykindoff I’m honest with my friends about my health struggles, and I also write for¬†The Mighty¬†about some of my experiences. Now I feel it’s time to open up to you, the Mummykind family. The truth is that my health is often poor, but I don’t make a habit of advertising it. Honestly, I […]

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health, parenting

Pyloric Stenosis: when vomiting isn’t just reflux

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff If you’re reading this, chances are you have (or have had) a very ‘sicky’ baby. Chances are, your friends and family told you ‘it’s just reflux’. And fair enough, it might be. But it might not be. If you’re not convinced, read on to find out more. My little monkey was […]

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parenting

5 top tips to reduce your household plastic wastage

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Many of us have been made more aware of our plastic usage since Blue Planet II was aired, and due to the ‘blue planet effect’ many people have begun to attempt to reduce their plastic wastage. I’m a big believer in looking after the environment and trying to live a sustainable […]

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health, postpartum

Diastasis Recti 101

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Aah, the mum tum. The pooch. The overhang. While the post-baby jelly belly is something most mums expect to encounter to some extent, fixing it isn’t always as straightforward as you might first imagine. It took nine months for your tummy to get that big, so it’ll take at least nine […]

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