Category Archives: Pregnancy

Pregnant women everywhere thank you

There I was, enjoying a nice cold glass of Sancerre with my dinner, when my eye wandered to the symbol at the bottom of the label.

Pregnant women everywhere thank you - Mind the Baby

It’s a symbol that I’ve seen hundreds of times – usually on the back of my Corona in the pub – but it really got me thinking this time.

Thank God, I thought, THANK GOD that symbol is there.  Continue reading Pregnant women everywhere thank you

Book Review: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

If someone says “pregnancy”, what’s the first book you think of? I’m going to guess nine out of ten people will say What to Expect When You’re Expecting. It has sold over 14 million copies worldwide and has been around for 25 years. In the States they like to call it “the pregnancy bible”. But is it any good – and is it worth your money? Continue reading Book Review: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Mama’s got a brand new bra – Hotmilk lingerie review

I totally missed a trick on the maternity/nursing lingerie in the pregnancy and breastfeeding days. I didn’t get my first sexy nursing bra until my birthday when the baby was 10 months old. I had lingered too long in the “comfy” nursing bra arena to the detriment of my curvaceousness and my self esteem. More boxy and matronly in silhouette than voluptuous and MILF-y. Mr Mind The Baby treated me to two gorgeous lingerie sets and I didn’t look back after that. In fact, I missed the sexy sets a little bit once the breastfeeding stopped and I’d shrunk back to “assets as usual“. Continue reading Mama’s got a brand new bra – Hotmilk lingerie review