World Mental Health Day – NEW post

Its weird how a blank page can shout at you so much. But that’s anxiety for you. That’s anxiety for me. I think filling the page in might help. I’ve been through some changes recently, ‘things going on’ and this usually causes me to panic or become anxious. I guess actually knowing this is one… Continue reading World Mental Health Day – NEW post


The Honest Guide To Your Birth Plan (written for

Ah your Birth Plan… What a Joy….I laminated mine. #birthplan #mummyblogger

Mummy Avec Amour

I remember being asked whether I had a birthing plan when I was pregnant with my first born in 2010. I had to Google what they meant, surely the plan was just to give birth? Was I missing something? Yes.
A birth plan is a written record of what you would like to happen when in labour and after, when your baby has been born. I laminated mine. Not sure why, but it made me feel very organised.
You’ll probably have discussed The Plan with your midwife. I remember my conversation and my mind being boggled as to how much there was to think about, what did I want?
Suddenly, I was asking myself so many questions. It was so overwhelming.
So, here’s a list of things to think about:
• Where do I want to give birth; hospital? Home? Birthing pool? (anywhere but the back of a taxi…

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