Getting your support network onboard

Parenting is hard and it’s always made easier by having your family and friends onboard. Everyone (and I mean literally everyone as no-one uses cloth nappies on their babies around me) told me two things before I had Evie: 1) I wouldn’t stick at breastfeeding (I did) and 2) I must be off my rocker … Continue reading Getting your support network onboard

Downsides of cloth nappies

In true bumps to babbas style I’m not here to sell you a pipeline dream of how amazing real nappies are – otherwise why doesn’t every parent use them? Some of the reasons that parents don’t use reusable nappies is that they don’t have enough information about them to make an informed decision. Real nappies … Continue reading Downsides of cloth nappies

Benefits of cloth nappies

I thought I’d do a series of blogs about the benefits and downsides and what #reusablenappies entail. I’ll begin with the benefits. Benefit number 1 People talk about the planet when using #reusables and that absolutely plays a part in my decision to cloth bum Evie but going onto maternity pay and wanting a year off to be with … Continue reading Benefits of cloth nappies

Another bumps to babbas mama Induction of labour birth story. First time mum, obstetric cholestasis, quick induction

Congratulations to Josie Jake and baby Thomas 👶 Thanks Angie - I feel like the labour went fast and didn’t have time to take much in but at least the pain didn’t last too long that way and I got to meet Thomas sooner! I was in labour for 2 hours 45 minutes and baby Thomas … Continue reading Another bumps to babbas mama Induction of labour birth story. First time mum, obstetric cholestasis, quick induction

Positive first birth story. Group B strep, quick birth, no pharmaceutical analgesia.

What I love about this birth story is that Karma is already saying she would 100% use hypnobirthing next time round - she has a newborn and is already thinking positively to the birth of future children! All thanks to the hypnobirthing antenatal classes she attended with me teaching. What I also love is seeing … Continue reading Positive first birth story. Group B strep, quick birth, no pharmaceutical analgesia.