How to prevent Mastitis-or at least try!


I’ve had mastitis four times throughout my breastfeeding journey. Four miserable, achy, horrible times. If you’ve never had it, then you are so very lucky, but if you have, then you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about when I describe it as being hit with a tonne of bricks. It sucks. After coming down with a second bout of mastitis … Read More

Crying it out


It’s been three months since I last cried. Three months. I’ve never ever gone this long without crying and it feels so wrong. For the last three months I would say I’ve been in survival mode. You know how adrenaline kicks in when you’re expected to fight or flight? That’s how I’ve been living of late. A newborn baby, sleep … Read More

The little one that wasn’t


There was a time where I was pregnant, and then I wasn’t. Just. Like. That. We’d been trying for you for three months. Three agonising months, because once you decide you’re ready, you don’t want to wait. I found out I was pregnant in the same week I was chosen to present a sports bulletin on a popular football TV … Read More