Postpartum Surgery: Episiotomy Perineum Repair

Postpartum Surgery: Episiotomy Perineum Repair

The morning of my operation and I was feeling excited but nervous. I got dressed and ready, played with Mia in the sitting room before heading out the door. This was going to be the longest I’d ever been apart from her since birth. We were to be at Landspítali hospital for 7:30am, no breakfast before. 

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Back To Work After Maternity Leave

Back To Work After Maternity Leave

Here I am, the ‘hipster’ with their MacBook in a coffee shop but little do people know that I'm actually a semi-sleep-deprived Mum who’s baby (or rather toddler) has just been dropped off at daycare for the first time - yup, I’ve never left with her with anyone apart from family members, and I think she was being a lot braver than me. 

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Pregnancy Diaries: Third Trimester

Pregnancy Diaries: Third Trimester

I can’t believe that I am almost at the end of this pregnancy, it has just flown by. I know people say it will fly by but wow, it really does. I know when she’s here, the time (week, months and even years) will fly by too - it feels like I was literally just sitting down, at Christmas with Ingimar, announcing that we were pregnancy.

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Positive Birth Affirmations That Work

Positive Birth Affirmations That Work

It might be a ‘trend’ thing right now but Positive Birth Affirmations are being, and have been, used for many many year, births and in different cultures. These affirmations are said and read, and help a woman in labor to mentally and physically prepare to and birth their baby.

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My Natural Labor & Delivery Story

My Natural Labor & Delivery Story

I sit here, in bed, recovering from my recent post-birth operation and am finally getting into the headspace to actually write about our experience of becoming parents so today I sharing our natural labor and delivery story. Our first child, Mia Elisabet, was born on…

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