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World Prematurity Day 2014 – My Premature Birth Story

Today is World Prematurity Day. Around the world each year 15 million babies are born too soon. In 2008, I was part of that statistic when I welcomed P1 7 weeks early. In that same year the idea came to raise awareness of the serious issues that these babies and their families face and so World Prematurity Day was born. …

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“It was an intimate event and the weather was absolutely beautiful”

Today was the day of the 5km Buggy Push I arranged to raise money for Bliss, a charity very close to my heart. I’d put up posters in our local Sainsburys and Tesco, my MiL had helped to put posters on the notice boards in various locations, I’d pleaded many times on Twitter, Facebook and our local Mums Facebook page!It …

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“I was a new mum to a premature baby at just the age of 16”

When I was pregnant with P1 I was expecting to have her in February 2009. She had other plans. Eager to meet her family and be introduced into the very scary world, P1 arrived in December 2008 just in time for Christmas, Christmas Eve! She weighed 4lbs 13oz which was a really good weight considering she was nearly two months …

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“A victim of domestic abuse”

I don’t think I’ve ever spoke about my past with P1s biological father. I guess because it’s not a very nice topic to talk about. It’s been two years and I think that is what has sparked my need to write about it. When I fell pregnant with P1 at the very young age of fifteen I thought I was …

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We Buggy Pushed 5km For Bliss!

I completed my 5km buggy push today for the charity Bliss. I did not realise just how far 5km is! My feet are now killing me. However, I’m very proud of all of us, my OH joined us for the walk too, we managed it in 1hr 12mins and finished it first. A HUGE thank you to everyone who sponsored …

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Bliss Buggy Push!

This is a plea… A plea for everyone to dig deep in their pockets (virtual, online pockets) and donate to a charity that is very close to my heart, Bliss. I don’t normally take part in anything to do with charities. I hate the way they rattle their tins in your face when you walk down the high street or …

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