Reviews

Cracked And Sore

Three days of breastfeeding my nipples became very cracked and sore. Every time P2 latched I’d wince in pain and suffer the whole feed just wondering how long I could cope with this before I was forced to give up. On day four, we visited my MiL and she suggested a nipple cream and that although expensive, Lansinoh was a great product. …

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Sock Ons Review

I’ve lost count of the amount of socks I’ve lost during P1s life. So many times I’ve looked at her to find one foot absolutely freezing and the other nice and snug, that missing sock never to be found again. There’s definitely a sock monster lurking. One day when out shopping my mum found a new little invention called Sock Ons. At first …

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Storing Made Simple – Review 8

Lansinoh is a brand made for breastfeeding mums. Currently I’ve used three of their products. But I’m going to talk about their Storage Bags for expressed milk. Whilst P1 was in Special Care I expressed milk. Our fridge and freezer was packed full of bottles of my milk – so was the hospitals! We had little room for anything else. …

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Baby Wearing – Review 7

I’ve grown to learn that P2 is a baby who just loves mummy snuggles. This isn’t such a bad thing as an overall… But it’s becoming difficult with the life we have. Unfortunately I don’t have the time to just sit around anymore and cuddle. That upsets me. But P1 needs her mummy too and there’s housework that needs to …

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Downsizing – Review 6

This post is for the ladies amongst my readers. Men you may be interested I suppose. Sanitary pads … In my opinion the most annoying thing ever. Ok not as annoying as the brick-like maternity pads you pretty much HAVE to wear as there isn’t anything else up to the job. In normal circumstances I will always choose tampons over …

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Those Post Birth Luxuries – Review 5

As everybody knows – the uterus has to contract and return to its normal size. This includes flushing away all the bits and bobs that was there to protect your beautiful baby. This is by far the most unpleasant part of after birth!!!! Here comes Mothercare to the rescue! With their Mothercare Maternity Towels – 48packI remember with P1 that …

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Toby Toby Toby – Review 4

We took some time out last night. Couple time. I’m so lucky to have wonderful parents who don’t need much notice to babysit – it probably makes it a lot easier because we live together at the moment. Anyway, we took a trip to my favourite restaurant ever! Toby Carvery. My favourite food is a roast so with me being …

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Non-Contact Thermometer – Review 3

When I was pregnant with P1 I always went to The Baby Show – I went to both the London ones and absolutely loved it. This pregnancy I dragged my OH and P1 to London to spend some monies. It definitely didn’t fail once again although my OH looked pretty fed up with being bombarded with information on babies by …

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Shrinkles – Review 2

My mum bought P1 something I’ve never heard of: Shrinkles for £8.49 yesterday. P1 spotted the bag within seconds of my mum walking through the door. Beady eyes.   It’s basically special plastic paper that shrinks in the oven. P1 loves colouring so she was very excited to get started. You colour, you cut out, you put on foil, put …

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I’m Casually Munching Coins – Review 1

My body always seems to have a problem with iron. For as long as I can remember I’ve been anaemic. Add pregnancy to the mix and I have a problem. At first they gave me iron tablets to take. Anyone who takes iron tablets know that they don’t tend to play nice with your bowels. Gross! So they suggested taking …

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