Is Travelling While Pregnant a Good Idea? The Pros and Cons

It’s becoming more and more popular for pregnant women to enjoy a getaway before their little one arrives. Often described as a babymoon, these breaks are an opportunity to relax and be waited on hand and foot. However, it’s natural to have concerns about travelling when you’re carrying a baby, and there are some extra … Read more

My Three April Babies

So, the next six weeks will see all seven children at home together, before our eldest Xene sets off for university, it has made me think lots about when they all entered into the world, and how long ago it all seems (I guess Xene aged 19 was a long time ago!), but I still … Read more

Stress-Free Pregnancy

It is very common for mums-to-be to feel extremely stressed out during the course of their pregnancies. If you are currently expecting and feeling stressed, first and foremost, let me reassure you that, even with stress levels through the roof, it is very likely that you will go on to give birth to a healthy … Read more

Is Your Home Ready for a Family?

There comes a point in almost every adult’s life where they ask themselves the million dollar questions: am I ready for a family? It’s a talk that involves you, your partner, and perhaps even your other family members. It’s a lifelong decision to bring in new life into the world, and it’s not something that … Read more

Link Between Pregnancy and Incontinence

A little while back, I wrote a post about waters breaking or wetting yourself and from the comments I received, I am certainly not alone in having a little leakage, as you probably know I also trialled the innovo which showed great improvements in my pelvic floor, and I don’t have to stifle that laugh or sneeze … Read more

Childbirth isn’t always straight forward

Now that Viggo is about to turn three I have been spending a lot of time thinking back over the past 18 years, and especially their births, two epidurals, one home birth, one waterbirth and three active births with just gas and air, the maximum labour (my first) was 12 hours start to finish, and my … Read more

Is It Time to Restore The Floor ?

The Innovo Review When I was a young student nurse, I did a placement on urology and saw this poem To tone those muscles down below, Remember this poem when you go. When taking a visit to the loo, This is what you should do. Take a seat and start to go, Then stop and … Read more

Less Than Ten Weeks To Go! Waterbirth Anyone ?

Well, 30 weeks have certainly flown by, not sure it seemed this quick with the other pregnancies, but I am not complaining. I had my 30 week check on Thursday and the midwife confirmed that wiggly is indeed head down, but not yet engaged –  that would explain the feeling of having a watermelon between … Read more