Glowing Mumma Collective

Articles to inspire and support you through your hormone balancing, fertility, pregnancy and motherhood journey. 

What Twelve Months Of Motherhood Has Taught Me

I've just celebrated my baby girls first birthday, our birthing anniversary and one year of mummahood. What a whirlwind of a year. The most challenging, but rewarding days of my life. 

Here is what the last twelve months of being a Mumma has taught me...

P A T I E N C E. You can’t hurry along a feed, hold off the tears until the morning, speed up a milestone or ‘just quickly’ do, well anything. Instead, trusting that everything will unfold as it’s meant to and in the right time.

P R E S E N C E. Oh how precious it is to watch and be lead by little ones being present while playing, learning, feeding & chatting. There’s no dwelling on the past or worry about the future, just purely living in the moment.

N U R T U R E. My self care has stepped up a notch to make up for the constant broken sleep & breastfeeding demands. Yep this includes putting my ego aside and taking a nap when my body calls for the rest.

Filling up my cup allows me to be the...

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Our First Trimester Experience

It's been exciting time for hubby and I as we recently announced we will be welcoming a precious baby into the world this winter.

Pregnancy is such a magical time, growing & nurturing a little human inside. It's a special time full of joy and excitement, where the mumma-to-be is glowing. Of course, supporting many patients through their personal pregnancies, I was not naive to the contrary. Nausea, exhaustion and cravings are among common symptoms of the first tri, which pose a challenge to keep the special news a secret during the early stages.

I'm 15 weeks tomorrow and it's the best I've felt in the past 9! I was no stranger to the dreaded morning sickness (who am I kidding, it's all day sickness), among other symptoms and here I wish to share with you my highs and lows throughout this time.

What I Felt

Let's start with the baby brain. It IS a thing... already! Hence why I took a journal each day with some notes, as I knew I'd forget my main points to share my experience...

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