My Fav Baby Products For New Mums

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I was overwhelmed when I was pregnant with Aston, thinking about all the different baby products I needed for him. I can’t tell you how many times I walked into those baby stores, then leaving swiftly after with my hands empty as there was too much to choose from. All those rows of nappies, onesies, toys, prams, dummies and cots, bedding (ahhhhh, baby product overload). I didn’t know where to start.

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My Struggle With Infant Reflux

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My post today is very targeted and long (sorry fashion friends). All you mummas and specifically mums who have dealt with reflux in babies, or think their baby may be struggling with it, this is for you. Firstly, I am not a doctor. You obviously, all know this, but I am stating the obvious. I am not claiming I am an expert in the field.

Aston Turns One

I can’t believe my little man just turned one. This year has gone way too fast and even though at times it has been super challenging (FYI, he still isn’t sleeping through the night) there was a part of me that felt a little sad when he turned one because he is no longer my little newborn, he is growing up way too fast.
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Magnum’s New Look

I think it’s important to treat yourself, and when I do, I like to keep it premium, that’s why it’s a Magnum that I always leap for. I can’t tell you how excited I was to hear that my favourite ice-cream Magnum Ego was re-launching as Magnum Double Caramel Ego with their new campaign #ReleaseTheBest. Magnums bring back so many happy childhood memories. My mum would always treat us with Magnums growing up.
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My Birth Story

I can’t believe it has taken me so long to put into words my birth experience. Just like that, the months have flown by. It has been five months since my beautiful little man arrived into this world and there are no words that can explain the love I have for him. It’s a feeling that I have never felt for anyone before and thinking about him stirs up emotions I didn’t even know existed before he was born (that’s not to say, it’s all been rosy. These last months have been so hard, but also the most rewarding, but more on this in a later blog post). Aston arrived at 6:50 am on Friday the 27th of November, weighing in at eight pounds nine ounces (just under four kilos) and measuring fifty-two cm’s long with a whopping big head. Believe it or not, he came bang on his due date, which we were told is quite unusual.
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