I am a Mummy and I will be Yummy!

Nathan’s Mumma Says… I have always struggled with my weight. I was never the slim kid at school, I regularly got bullied for my weight at primary school even though, now looking back, I wasn’t fat. Fast forward 20 years and I was pregnant with Nathan. As soon as the line appeared on the pregnancy […]

Brilliant Books for Mumma’s to read

This is a list of books/ websites we loved reading and think you will too! * We will often update this with extra things we find, so this is just a starting place… Conception & Pregnancy: What to Expect Before You’re Expecting (Heidi Murkoff) Pregnancy – The Inside Guide: a Complete Guide to Fertility, Pregnancy […]

A near perfect birth… it can run smoothly! Just don’t ask about the Birth Plan…

Ellie’s Mumma Says… When people know you are pregnant, everyone wants to share their birth stories with you.  Why? Some people really shouldn’t.  I heard an array of stories- “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!”  As a first time mum, I didn’t want to hear them but I found myself drawn to the TV […]

Millie’s birth story: Induction day, a tale of Lucozade, bacon cobs and gas & air.

  Millie’s Mumma Says….   Millie’s due date was 10th June 2013. I went to see the midwife on my due date hoping for those words all expectant mothers hope for at their due date, yes you are in labour and it’s just a matter of time. But no, we talked about what signs to […]

Being a Mumma: To Work or Not To Work that is the question …

Leyton’s Mumma Says… A complex topic of conversation within the Mumma Says ladies is work. Returning to Work, finding part time work, being a stay at home mum (SAHM) which in itself is a full time job….hmmm… Even before breaking up on maternity leave from my full time office job, I was pondering about what I would do […]

The BEST Websites for Mummas (and Dads)

We’ve grouped together some of the most helpful websites we’ve come across since pregnancy to now, to share with you all. We’d definitely recommend signing up and checking out these websites… some offer great advice or reassurance and some offer money off vouchers and can save you a lot of pennies over the years.   […]

Before Leyton my life was Acapella, now It’s a Symphony…

Leyton’s Mumma Says… When you become a Mumma every aspect of your life changes. For me, it became more enriched, fuller, better. And every version of me changed too, The Woman,  The Wife, The Daughter, The Employee,  The Friend etc..not negatively but it was like a new perspective on so many things. And so far […]

Hospital Bags – All you need is love, love, love is all you need…and big pants

The Mumma Says Ladies say….   Packing your hospital bag is such a personal thing. Depending on your personality and temperament you may wish to pack for every eventuality or just wing it with the bare essentials. But what are the bare essentials? What does every woman need during her visit to hospital, be it […]