health, pregnancy

Swimming to Help With Hip Pain in Pregnancy

The weightlessness of being in the water is bliss in itself, but what it enables me to do is move. I can keep my mobility up without wearing myself out and causing further pain. I missed a swim due to illness and by the next day I was unable to walk more than a few feet – I fully believe I would be on crutches by now if I wasn’t still swimming regularly.

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health, parenting

How to save your child’s life

Before I begin, if your child is in an emergency situation, call 999/911 immediately. I don’t know about you, but my worst nightmare is to realise that my daughter is choking. Thankfully so far we haven’t experienced it, but I’m definitely on my guard. All. The. Time. In the last 16 months, I’ve spoken to […]

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health

Why my fertility is rock bottom at 22

Tweet to @mummykindoff I have posted before about my gynecological issues (endometriosis & PCOS) but I’ve never posted about how it affected my fertility, and why at 22, I face the harsh reality that I probably won’t be able to have any more children. I never imagined myself as a mum, and still to this […]

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health

What to do when mummy is poorly!

Tweet to @mummykindoff So this week has been a bit crappy for me health wise! I’m usually physically fit and well, however last weekend whilst driving home from Hull I noticed a lot of irritation in my left eye and a day later went to the GP looking like an alien because my eye was […]

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health, parenting

How (and why) to get rid of the dummy

My daughter is 15 months old, and has used a dummy for the majority of her little life. Recently, my husband and I decided enough was enough. The dummy had to go! Here’s why. This is my little one at bed time. What you can’t see from this photo is that she was late to […]

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health, parenting

Mummy I want something else!

“I want something else” Please say I’m not the only parent who hears these words mere minutes after her toddler has ‘finished’ her dinner! Imogen has always been so good at eating. She’s usually liked trying new things, just sometimes has needed a little encouragement. I know there’s of course going to be those things […]

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health, parenting

The signs of Sepsis you NEED to know about

I recently had a very scary experience. I had a chest infection, but suddenly I couldn’t breathe. I’m asthmatic, so I’m used to some difficulties, but this was different; it was like I was fighting for every breath. I had a high fever and was deathly pale. I was taken to hospital in an ambulance, […]

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