Jen pictured here with her husband, Adam, is a mother to 7-year-old Lyra and recently gave birth to her twins Joseph and Laurie by elective c-section. This is her beautiful and inspiring birth story. No matter how our babies are born, each birth is to be celebrated.[Read more…] about In my experience a c-section can be a beautiful and positive birth
At MamaBabyBliss, our mission is to make a difference to mothers, babies and mums-to-be everywhere. This page features all our blog posts filed under the 'Positivity' category.
Moving away from home to another country can often seem very appealing. After having a baby there are lots of challenges particularly with a pandemic that prevents you from seeing your family before and after you’ve had your baby. Here five mothers share their story.[Read more…] about Meet the international Mamas
My name is Justina and I am the founder of MamaBabyBliss. This year it will be 15 years since we started MamaBabyBliss. After my daughter Alana was born. I had been made redundant and having had a traumatic birth experience and postnatal depression after the birth of my first daughter Natasha, I really wanted to do something to help and support mums.[Read more…] about Meet the Founder
I love this time of year. Ever since I was a little girl, Christmas gets me excited in October. And I love New Year too. Not just because of the socialising but because it’s a time of year when I consciously take the time to reflect and take the opportunity to take stock of my life.
“I’m ‘just’ a stay at home mum”
“What do you actually do all day?”
“I would never let my child play with/wear/eat that”
“Why is the house such a mess?”
Back in April I wrote a post about my hopes for my elective c-section and I would love to share with you how it went…
At 7.30am on the 1st June I walked into the maternity unit of my local hospital feeling calm but excited that I would soon be meeting my second child. My pre op the day before was very positive and the anaesthetist and obstetrician I spoke to were both very supportive of me having a gentle birth despite it being in theatre.