Countdown to a year

I am now in countdown to Jack's first birthday and it's brought so many emotions up. I've been feeling them for a while but now that it is officially less than a month until 18th November, I am feeling it more. I am mourning those lost experiences a little more, and I am a little … Continue reading Countdown to a year


Telling Our Story

Last Friday I went completely out of my comfort zone. I met up with the MP for Derby North, Amanda Solloway, and with Kate Repton, the founder of Friends of the Baby Unit, to tell our story and try to explain why extended maternity leave from premmie mummies is so important. Kate had set up … Continue reading Telling Our Story

An open letter to my preemie

My beautiful boy, I love you more than words can describe. People say to the stars and back, or more than anything. This is still not enough to describe how much I love you. You have come so far. When you were born, it was a frightening moment full of uncertainties. I was comforted by … Continue reading An open letter to my preemie