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Our Birth Story – Reflecting back…

Heidi Skudder Breastfeeding, Parenting, Pregnancy

Rupert’s Birth Story   Part One – The Run Up… At just under 39 weeks pregnant, it was a cold and crisp Friday and I was setting my out of office email thinking I should begin to wind work down with just over a week pf pregnancy to go. I had a relaxing week or more planned of shopping, cinema …

The Fourth Trimester – Highs and Lows

Heidi Skudder Parenting, Pregnancy

Fourteen weeks old and counting. There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t wish that time would stand still, and I could cuddle my newborn baby boy forever. We no longer fit into that “take it easy, you have a newborn” category and life is mostly back to normal… I’m both excited but with a tinge of sadness …

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It’s a Boy! – The Second Trimester

Heidi Skudder Pregnancy

It’s a boy! A muddy puddle loving, handsome, mini-version of my very own husband…an actual boy! Finding out the gender of our currently cabbage sized future child was something that we had never really questioned. Being a super organised person myself, I wanted to know exactly what I would be needing and what to buy, before our little bundle arrived. …

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Pregnancy – The First Trimester – Part One: Mosquitoes, Paranoia and Early Scans!

Heidi Skudder Pregnancy

For me, the decision to talk about my pregnancy with family, friends and clients, from as early as 6 weeks was a simple one. I have spent the last 8 years working closely with new parents and have seen far too many mothers suffer in silence; often breaking down into tears when talking about troubles conceiving, miscarriages, pregnancy and parenthood. …