Frugi Parsnip Pants

Frugi Parsnip Pants – Probably the best eco cloth bum pants in the world!

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Why are Frug Parsnip Pants so great for use over reusable nappies? Okay okay, so I’ll admit it, I’m a massive fan of Frugi’s Parsnip Pants. I tried a lot of different trousers over cloth nappies for both my little people, but the ones which win every time are the Frugi Parsnip Pants. Why you may ask? Here’s why

Best Eco-Friendly Clothing For Reusable Nappies

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I adore cloth nappies, they are fab for the environment, they look adorable and they are great for the bums of my little people… I mean what’s not to like… Well finding eco clothing that fits over them, now that can be frustrating and expensive, but for me, I can’t use something positive for the environment and then cover it over with something that is working against it, that just doesn’t make sense to me. So after a while,
Top 6 ethical outfits for breastfeeding mums

Top 6 ethical outfits for breastfeeding mums

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I wasn’t totally happy with the idea of buying a new wardrobe for what I thought was just going to be 6 months or so of breastfeeding, but as I got closer to the birth of my first baby, I realised I wanted to feed my baby for as long as they wanted and needed. I’d read up on it and  found it is so beneficial, so it just felt right, do you know what I mean?!
Top 5 Nursing Bras for Large Breasts

Top 5 Nursing Bras for Large Breasts

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Breastfeeding and want a supportive comfy nursing bra? It can be really hard to find a comfy breastfeeding / nursing bra when you have big whammer-jammers. I tried so many types and found some of them super uncomfortable, or just not supportive at all. Now I know we all have different boobs, so I thought I’d come clean and tell you a bit about mine. I am currently a 30h, down from the 32hh at the beginning of my 4th trimester journey.
How to increase breast milk supply - 7 Things you need to know

How to increase breast milk supply – 7 Things you need to know

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Breastfeeding is a very personal choice and for some it can be quite straightforward, for others it can be hard. But what I want to look at is the way you can support breastfeeding / chest feeding using natural methods. This is not so much for those who have an actual “low flow” as this effects relatively few people, but just anyone wanting natural ways to increase the quantity and quality of their breastmilk. There are a variety of methods or foods
Natural pain relief during Birth

Natural Pain Relief During Birth

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Natural Pain Relief During Birth our birth does not need to be painful, no matter what you see on TV! I know, I know… I can’t guarantee a pain free birth, I can’t even guarantee you’ll enjoy it. But what I can do is show you what you could be doing to have a much more positive birth than you imagined… Now you would like that surely wouldn’t you? I’m not talking about drugs or epidurals, I’m talking about natural ways to work with your body for birth
Birth Planner

The Power of a Birth Plan

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What is a birth plan and why is it so important? A birth plan is exactly as it sounds, a plan for how you want your birth to go. It should cover anything that is important to you, things that you are flexible on and things you are not happy to move on. Some people would have you believe that you should just “go with the flow” when giving birth, but
Placenta

Placenta – 5 Things You Need to know

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What happens to your Placenta after birth?Well, that is really up to you, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. But you really want to know what the options are…
Skin to skin

4th Trimester

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So what exactly is the 4th Trimester You’ve maybe heard of the 4th trimester but aren’t exactly sure what it is. You know during pregnancy you have your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Trimester, so it seems to make sense that the 4th Trimester would come after this, but what else is there to know. I’m going to fill you in on what the 4th Trimester is all about, what to expect and how to navigate this time with your newborn
Home Birth Photography

Home Birth Photography

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Should you hire a birth photographer to capture the birth of your baby? You are planning a home birth and it means a lot to you, but you want to…
Cost of Home Birth

Home Birth Costs UK

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This post will let you know all of the potential homebirth costs. Plus some things you might not have considered.It will also give you the links to get organised and ready for your homebirth… Are you ready? Great… I’ll beginMain things to be aware of when considering a homebirth and its costs: