My daughter was born with a cleft palate… Part One

My pregnancy was like a lot of others, no complications and both scans went well… I actually had a really good pregnancy. I didn’t get any cravings and went off fatty food, which was a good thing! I went in to labour the day before my due day and H was born the morning of her due date (12th feb 2006). I tried breast
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I love your smile!

Undoubtedly one of the most special moments of your baby’s early life is when they smile for the first time… That perfect moment when all of the sleepless nights, pooping and sick stains disappear to the back of the mind. That very special moment was capture by chance, by me, on camera last week when my 5 week old son Oscar, smiled for his
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Reflux be gone!

It’s 2 am, you’ve had very little sleep for a few days or even weeks…. In your tired arms you have a screaming, rigid-bodied baby that simply will not settle. You’ve tried everything, singing, talking, walking, the big butt song (is that only me?) and yet nothing will pacify this little new life who is screaming louder than you thought a tiny baby could
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Help kids cross safely – download the petition!

The UK has one of the highest child pedestrian injury and death rates in Western Europe and the developed world. This can no longer continue or be allowed. Most child pedestrian death or injury occurs in the hours of 8a.m to 9a.m and 3p.m and 6p.m on a weekday,which happens to be when children travel to and from school. Kids Cross Safely is a
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Norovirus be gone!

Blurrghhh! What a horrid week! Poor Miss B (pictured left, in hospital) came down with Norovirus and had to go to hospital. After 24 hours of constant vomiting and diarrhoea, Betsy looked and felt awful. She couldn’t crawl or move, so I called the doctor who told us to go straight to hospital. After just having had Oscar (almost 4 weeks old) it wasn’t
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