When I found out I was pregnant – Tattooed Mummy

Naomi talks about the early signs of her pregnancy, including when she ate a huge pizza and thick milkshake and then wanted to eat it all over again!

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Hello and welcome back to my guest series!

This week, I’m delighted to introduce Naomi aka. Tattooed Mummy. She’s a mum of a 17 year old, but she can still recall the answers to these questions as though it were yesterday.  Continue reading “When I found out I was pregnant – Tattooed Mummy”

When I found out I was pregnant – Bringing up the Berneys

Becky shares her story of when she found out she was pregnant and how she jumped on the bed to share the news with her partner.

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Hi and welcome again!

Well, this guest series is now in full swing. It’s great seeing a new story each week about women’s different experiences of when they found out they were pregnant. Every story is unique, yet similarities can often be drawn. One of the most prominent similarities is the mixture of emotions that are felt when one finds out and today’s guest poster is no exception! This week, I’m thrilled to introduce Becky from Bringing up the Berneys. Continue reading “When I found out I was pregnant – Bringing up the Berneys”

When I found out I was pregnant – Life as Mrs D

Sophie talks about her pregnancy story – how she waited for her husband to come home from a work trip to take the test and how she didn’t have time to savour the moment.

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Hi and welcome to my guest series – When I found out I was pregnant. This week I’m excited to introduce Sophie from Life As Mrs D!

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When I found out I was pregnant – And Jacob makes three

Kelly talks about her surprise positive pregnancy test result after having irregular periods for the best part of a year.

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Hi and welcome to the 3rd week of my guest series – When I found out I was pregnant.

This week my guest is the lovely Kelly from And Jacob makes three. She tells us of her irregular menstrual cycle and her subsequent surprise when she found out she was pregnant. I hope you enjoy reading her story as much as I did! Continue reading “When I found out I was pregnant – And Jacob makes three”

When I found out I was pregnant – Mummy Bee

Bridget tells us of her surprise when she found out she was pregnant, her partner’s delight and her concerns over alcohol she’d drank on holiday.

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Hi and welcome to the 2nd week of my guest series – When I found out I was pregnant. This week I’m joined by the lovely Bridget from Mummy Bee who discusses how surprised she was to find out that she was pregnant. She has also shared a scan picture and a photo of herself – she looked so stylish and glowing while pregnant! I hope you enjoy reading her story as much as I did! Continue reading “When I found out I was pregnant – Mummy Bee”

When I found out I was pregnant – Dear Mummy Bear

Claire talks about her pregnancy story, from her positive test to the mixed emotions of her and her partner. This week is the beginning of my guest series, When I found out I was pregnant.

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Hi and welcome to my new guest series – When I found out I was pregnant. It was about this time last year that I took my positive test, which got me wondering about other bloggers’ experiences of when they found out they were pregnant. Everyone has a unique story after all and I thought others might like to hear them too!

I’m excited to introduce the lovely Claire from Dear Mummy Bear for the first week of my 12-part guest series. Claire talks us through how and when she found out she was pregnant, as well as her early symptoms and the emotions of her and her partner upon finding out. I hope you enjoy reading Claire’s story as much as I did! Continue reading “When I found out I was pregnant – Dear Mummy Bear”

Guest Post: My experience of perinatal and postnatal OCD

Here a close friend of mine discusses her experience of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) during pregnancy and beyond the birth of her daughter.

Today is #TimeToTalk day, a day all about increasing mental health awareness by talking about it and perhaps reaching out to someone with mental health issues to make sure they’re doing okay. Here I have a guest post from a close friend of mine who had her daughter 7 weeks before I gave birth to Autumn and has unfortunately been suffering from OCD since during pregnancy. I’ll be posting about mental health quite a lot on my blog, so I thought it would be interesting to ask her to write a post for me about her experiences so I could find out more about what she’s been going through but also to spread awareness of perinatal and postnatal OCD.

Please be aware that as with lots of things regarding mental health, this may be triggering.

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