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Gemma’s birth story

Gemma’s birth story

Not to sound like a total misery but I hated pregnancy both times. I suffered from a variety of symptoms when I was pregnant with my daughter Belle, like sickness, dizziness, fainting, a cracked rib and nose bleeds. This time around, when I was pregnant with my son, I...read more
SAM’S BIRTH STORY

SAM’S BIRTH STORY

People told me that second births are fast but I never expected that my second baby, Alfie, would be born in one hour and forty minutes. They also told me that second babies are early but he proved them wrong and arrived seven days late. It wasn’t smooth sailing...read more
LIFE // SETTING INTENTIONS FOR 2019

LIFE // SETTING INTENTIONS FOR 2019

Hello and Happy New Year – oh, and welcome to the fancy new This Is Mothership website!! Hurrah! Our (other) baby has had a makeover of its own. As well as looking fancy, it’s far easier to navigate now. When we first launched, our two main pillars were...read more
NAVIGATING LONDON WITH A PRAM

NAVIGATING LONDON WITH A PRAM

We promised that we would do this post for you. We get asked so often how we get around London with Ace and Alfie so here are our top tips. Practise makes perfect. The first time will feel like such a mission, but the more often you do it the easier it gets.We only go...read more
PRAM ON TRIAL: THE CYBEX PRIAM

PRAM ON TRIAL: THE CYBEX PRIAM

With four babies between us, we feel perfectly qualified to give good pram advice. Our top tip is (surprisingly) substance over style when it comes to prams. Yes, you could go for the one that is the most popular, the one that looks super chic or the one that...read more
9 ITEMS THAT YOU REALLY NEED WHEN YOU HAVE A BABY

9 ITEMS THAT YOU REALLY NEED WHEN YOU HAVE A BABY

We all know the basics when it comes to having a baby – babygrows, bottles, bibs blah blah but there are some larger pieces of equipment that we couldn’t have made it through the last five months without. Most of these we used for both babies 1 and 2, but...read more
A REAL SPRING CLEANSE

A REAL SPRING CLEANSE

We both majorly nested before our first babies arrived: everything had to be organised and in it’s place before we gave birth. Second time around, not so much! Ace & Alfie only recently had their bedrooms completed, and we’ve had ‘stuff’...read more
THE BOOB AND THE BOTTLE

THE BOOB AND THE BOTTLE

We often get asked about how we feed our babies and if we have any advice to pass on and the truth is, we aren’t experts, we are totally winging it and luckily managed to work out fairly quickly what was best for us and our babes. Here are our stories: Sam I...read more
ACE’S BEDROOM

ACE’S BEDROOM

When I was pregnant with Belle I knew exactly how I wanted her room to be and spend so much of my pregnancy getting it perfect so that it was all ready for her arrival. With Ace, my poor neglected second child, his room has only just been finished and he is the ripe...read more
BABY STYLE FOR A KING OR QUEEN

BABY STYLE FOR A KING OR QUEEN

Along with the rest of the world, we are waiting with baited breath for the birth of the third baby of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge. But what everyone is also so looking forward to, are the outfits that the new baby will be wearing. If they are anything to go...read more
THE MOTHERS DAY WISH LIST

THE MOTHERS DAY WISH LIST

As Mothers Day is fast approaching, we’ve put together a quick guide of some things you might need/want. Just send this link to your other half ‘by mistake’ as there is no point beating around the bush 🙂 UNDER £25 Personalised Vaseline Um hello super...read more
THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT HAVING A SECOND BABY

THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT HAVING A SECOND BABY

Someone sent us this article when we were around 7 months pregnant with our number 2’s and we are really glad we read it then. And then we are also really glad that we read it again this week!! We thought we’d share it with you in case you are at the same...read more

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