Category: Pregnancy, birth & breastfeeding

It seems to have all changed since the last time round – pregnancy?

So, it’s not unknown, that we are trying to add a third small human to our numbers (much to the cat’s disgust, they aren’t that fond of small humans, Layla hasn’t quite forgiven me yet, for bringing two babies home)

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We fail new mothers…

I came across an interesting article this week, about the effects of extreme sleep deprivation on new mothers and that this contributes to anxiety and post partum issues like post partum anxiety & depression.  As someone who struggled with post

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OvuSense helps you stay in control

Trying to conceive a baby doesn’t always happen as easily as the movies and books would make you believe. If you follow our blog you will know that we are hoping to add a third small human to our number,

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BabySteps – a clever pregnancy calendar (and giveaway)

So it’s not an unknown thing that we are looking to add to our number here at the Mad House of Cats & Babies. It has been a while since I started looking at baby things, and I am having

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MAMA Academy – Supporting mums and midwives to help babies arrive safely

As you know, if you have read this blog, or know us in real life, we are trying to add a 3rd small human member to the Mad House. I have blogged about pregnancy and birth before, and the ups

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Back on the rollercoaster…

This isn’t easy to write. I don’t know why, because I’ve been here before. I’m discovering that experience doesn’t matter, that this rollercoaster ride is still not fun, that it doesn’t get easier the more times you ride it… Last

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OvuSense – not pregnant but there is hope!

In January of this year I wrote about how we have been using a rather clever gadget called OvuSense, to track my monthly cycles and see if it might be possible for us to add a 3rd small human to

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Maximising the chances of conception with OvuSense

It’s no secret that we would like to add a 3rd small human member to the Mad House of Cats & Babies, and of course, these things don’t always happen when we would like them to and sometimes mother nature

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I was bloody minded about breastfeeding….Breast is not always best!

Almost a month ago, I took part in a live discussion, that was broadcast on certain TV channels and online. I was asked to join the panel, to talk about my experience of breastfeeding, the difficulties I had, and what

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When someone has a miscarriage….

Warning, this post may contain things that will be a trigger to some. Please read with that in mind. Also, I am speaking from my own experience, hoping to share to others who have not had a miscarriage, but also

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