Helen’s Birth Story – VBAC

I've taken my time writing this post, but at last after a year to the day, I have Helen's birth story to share with you. It's a long and detailed one so best to grab yourself a cuppa before diving in.  I wanted to include as many details as I can remember because I know that while pregnant I loved reading other women's birth stories, especially those that had been able to … [Read more...]

Preparing for a c-section

Deciding to get pregnant again was not something that came easily to me because I was afraid of a repeat of what happened before - pre-eclampsia, a traumatic c-section birth experience and a challenge to bring my blood pressure down after the birth of my daughter. It's been a long journey of healing, understanding what happened, learning how I could have prepared and supported … [Read more...]

Hospital bag for delivery in Turks & Caicos

On my quest to start an antenatal support group here in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos I have started to receive some questions from expectant mothers on how to best prepare for their delivery.  In order to make the information readily accessible for everyone I will be featuring some of these questions on my blog. Today I share a list of what to pack in your hospital … [Read more...]

Iced Teeccino with Cinnamon, Honey and Almond Milk

I LOVE coffee! A coffee a day is definitely one of the things that brings me a lot of pleasure.  Since being pregnant I have missed my morning coffee so much until I discovered Teeccino thanks to Laura Mensen.  Teeccino is a nutritious blend of Mediterranean herbs, grains, fruits and nuts that are roasted and ground to brew and taste like coffee.  It tastes absolutely delicious … [Read more...]