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Self Harm as a New Mum – My Story

At MyBump2Baby we believe it is important to share real life stories from real life mums in our real life section to help raise awareness on many different subjects. Today we share an incredibly moving blog on women’s mental health and self harming. Do you remember that time? You know the one before you had […]

Child Bereavement Story – James & Rebecca | MyBump2Baby

Child Bereavement Story – James & Rebecca | MyBump2Baby
My bereavement story begins in late December 2013. My wife was sent home from work feeling sick, we didn’t really think anything of it as she worked in a care home, so it was expected she may pick random bugs up from time to time. We had got together in the previous March and everything was such a whirl-wind, so much so, we got engaged on Christmas Day. So we weren’t together that long, but it felt right for us both to progress our relationship. We both knew we wanted to be parents, but wanted time for ourselves first, understandably so.

My Journey with Postnatal Depression – Stephanie Osler

My Journey with Postnatal Depression – Stephanie Osler
So where am I now on my journey navigating post-natal depression (PND) and anxiety? Well a lot has happened since my last blog post about dealing with PND … back in March 2018 to be exact! Not long after that post I had my second child.
I guess in a way having had PND and navigating those tricky times actually helped me with several situations I have now encountered. Grab yourself a cuppa because I am about to dive in!

My Sepsis Story by Bronwyn Lavender

Disclosure: You may find affiliate links within this article, which means at no cost to you, we may earn a commission if you purchase through the links.   At MyBump2Baby, our real-life story section is extremely popular and this year our Area Manager for Newcastle upon Tyne is working with Sepsis Trust UK as her […]

My Sepsis Story by Kathryn Walshe

Disclosure: You may find affiliate links within this article, which means at no cost to you, we may earn a commission if you purchase through the links. At my Bump2Baby, we always feel privileged when people come forward and allow us to share their real-life stories. Today Kathryn Walshe shares her Sepsis Story, to help […]

Living with Endometriosis – Story by Georgia Willis

Living with Endometriosis – Story by Georgia Willis
Today Georgia Willis shares her Endometriosis journey to raise awareness about the condition, from pre-diagnosis to a couple of years after, covering how living with endometriosis has affected her day-to-day life and what symptoms to look out for.

Real Life Story – My Prolapse Story by Megan Dunthorne

Disclosure: You may find affiliate links within this article, which means at no cost to you, we may earn a commission if you purchase through the links. At MyBump2Baby, our real-life story section is extremely popular and as mums and mums to be, many of us love reading a good birth story. Every mum has […]

Why I Chose an Additional Career Path after having my Baby

Today we have a blog from Kayleigh Moxon on why she chose an additional career path after having her son. Kayleigh will be posting regulary to show that being a mum does NOT mean the end of your career, infact it can actually be the beginning of another one.

Monoamniotic-Monochorionic (MoMo) Twins – My Twin Loss Story

monoamniotic-monochroionic-momo-twins Today MyBump2Baby founder, podcast host and humorous mummy blogger an Carla Lett shares her twin loss story in a bid to support other parents experiencing similar

“My Smear test could have Saved my Life” Fifty Shades of Motherhood Host Speaks out

33-year-old Carla Lett, felt like her “worst nightmare” had come true when she got the letter following her smear test saying her cells were “abnormal.”  ‘My Smear test could have Saved my Life’ Fifty Shades of Motherhood Host

Intrahepatic Cholestasis in pregnancy (ICP) story by Emma Little Bonixo

Intrahepatic Cholestasis in pregnancy (ICP) story by Emma Little
Hi, I’m Emma, mum to 3 boys, Max age 7, Ben age 6 and Gus age 4. I’ve written my birth story for my second born because at 35.5 weeks I was told I had ICP and didn’t understand what that meant.

My Warrior Woman Journey – by Rachael Beattie

Disclosure: Some of the links within this article may contain affiliate links, meaning at no cost to you, we may get commission if you decide to make a purchase through one of the links within the article. Female empowerment is so important, we love to promote it at MyBump2Baby. This inspiration comes from a fantastic […]

A Miscarriage and NICU Story by Paris Booton

A Miscarriage and NICU Story by Paris Booton
+Positive Pregnancy Test again

“Consult your doctor if pregnant or breastfeeding” on the box of some medicine made me take a pregnancy test. Of course I wasn’t pregnant, I told myself. The times after the miscarriage didn’t count

A Forceps Delivery by Stacey White

A Forceps Delivery by Stacie White, who has been brave enough to share her personal experience with us. It’s important to raise awareness on the different types of birth.

What a Modern Dad Means – By Sam Mellor

what a modern dad means Sam Mellor, Single Parent, Dad to 2 Toddlers, Self proclaimed dadsy dad and car nut…First, thank you to MyBump2Baby for allowing me the opportunity to write this blog and hopefully more besides this one, about what does being a modern dad mean.

I Gave Birth on my Own – by Maria Bataller

I Gave Birth on my own – by Maria BatallerThe first surpriseWith Sofia, my first child, I knew I was pregnant from day 1, I could just feel it. With my second, the story is very different… I didn’t find out I was pregnant till 5 months in. Yes, I had noticed I had put weight on and started a bootcamp (which I did 2 sessions and couldn’t bother to continue).