Monday, 12 August 2019

AD| Sandpit DIY Fun with Big Game Hunters

The sandy beaches of Wales have always been one of my favourite places; unfortunately for me, Florrie isn't too fond of having sand at her feet and will scream as though the world is ending whenever she is placed on a beach.

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

AD| Finding University Childcare with

One of the first things that came into my head when receiving my University offer was childcare and how I would manage it. The way in which my university arranges their Midwifery degree is in integrated placements; I will have two full uni days a week and will also have to work on placement around this. The hours I work can range from 60 to over 90 hours per month.

Thursday, 18 July 2019

An Open Letter to Aoife's Nursery Teacher

You may not have known at the time, but handing over my first born to you without having met you before was hard. When it came to childcare I had always met the providers first before entrusting them with my daughter. Yet, here I was, willingly waving my baby goodbye for a few hours that afternoon. 

Monday, 15 July 2019

Induced Lactation Protocol

Induced lactation is the practice of assisting a woman who has not been pregnant to produce milk; these women may have welcomed their child to the world via adoption or surrogacy. Induced lactation can also be utilised for women who have been pregnant but are not able to produce enough milk, if any at all. My cousin, who was also my IM, shared her story on my blog recently. However, how she followed the protocol was slightly different due to time constraints.