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Why does she hate me?

*** Debbie Downer Post. ***   I swear this Bean hates me. 😞 I'm constantly in so much pain and aching everywhere. I can't get comfy anywhere or any position. I've tried lying down flat, on either side, curled up. With and without my pregnancy pillow. On the sofa, on my bed, even on the… Continue reading Why does she hate me?

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Mama Vs Epilepsy – Milestones

‘Of babies whose mothers take Sodium Valproate (Epilim) during pregnancy, up to 1 in 10 (10%) are at risk of having a birth defect, and up to 4 in 10 children (40%) have problems with development and learning as they grow.’ ​​​Epilepsy Society

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Mama Vs Epilepsy – Staying safe

I am a young, first time mama and when I fell pregnant at the age of eighteen, I didn't know the first thing about looking after a baby, let alone with the added hindrance of my disability. It's not easy caring for a baby, or even a toddler, as well as yourself. When you have… Continue reading Mama Vs Epilepsy – Staying safe

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Mama Vs Epilepsy – Pregnant

On the whole, my pregnancy was actually really good. I mean, don't get me wrong, the morning sickness was awful. I was sick throughout the duration of my pregnancy and even ginger biscuits did nothing for me. I say it's because of how many of them I ate, though, that Oscar’s hair is such a bright orange.