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PTSD and premature birth, you’re not alone

PTSD and anxieties following premature birth or the ill health of your child come in many forms, all of which are simply not discussed and mothers are not warned.  I don’t have the answers but what I do have is my own very real experience of living with the after effects of the things me…… Continue reading PTSD and premature birth, you’re not alone

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Look beyond a smile

Looking back at old photos on hubbies phone and I just found this one, how knackered do I look and absolutely covered in cold sores! It was the eve of the twins due date and they were 9 weeks old. They had been home from NICU for 4 weeks but twin one had only been…… Continue reading Look beyond a smile

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Previving breast cancer – BRCA2 gene and me (part 2)

Hopefully you caught part one of Bex’s story which she shared on An Ordinary Mummy a few weeks ago as the first post in – The Strength Behind The Smile series. The Strength behind The Smile aims to tell the stories of amazing women who are facing adversity and fighting their own personal battles. For Bex…… Continue reading Previving breast cancer – BRCA2 gene and me (part 2)

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Previving breast cancer – BRCA2 gene and me (part one) 

Hello! Firstly, I’d like to say a huge thank you to An Ordinary Mummy for asking me to write a guest post for her blog and secondly, thank you, to you, for taking the time to read my little story. A little introduction. My name is Bex and I am a breast cancer previvor. Probably…… Continue reading Previving breast cancer – BRCA2 gene and me (part one) 

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The strength behind the smile

Strength, not the type that’s all muscles and testosterone but the type which is quiet and composed, organised and constant, the type of strength which carries, labours and delivers the next generation into this world, the type of strength which juggles the mood swings of a toddler with the sleep deprivation imposed by a newborn…… Continue reading The strength behind the smile