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

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, postpartum, pregnancy

Breastfeeding Blues

Initially I tried for almost 48 hours straight to breastfeed and had to beg a midwife for formula as my baby was screaming as she was so hungry. I continued to try for weeks and weeks. Pumping didn’t work and neither did feeding. I never got a ‘let down’, I don’t know what if feels like to have one.

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