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#celebratingmotherhood

Lisa C’s story

So I finished work on the 10th March 2020, looking forward to mat leave meeting family & friends, baby groups, visitors at the hospital! Well lockdown started 6 days after I finished work! I had to go to 2 scans on my…

Lucille’s story

I had my little girl in late June 2020 as a new mum, I was working as a medical secretary for respiratory consultants in the hospital so it was quite a scary situation, luckily I was able to work…

Melissa’s story

We have an (almost) two year old son, his first birthday trip to tower bridge was one of the last “normal” things we did before lockdown in March. We moved from London to the Cotswolds in the summer so it’s been an interesting…

Nancy’s story

We’ve had an incredible year, I’m homeschooling 3 children (4, 5 and 10), my husband works away and currently is having to isolate at his father’s house because he has covid. I’ll have done a 5 week stretch if…

Naomi’s story

I had our first baby in May so middle of the first lockdown. It’s been hard not having the support around, family haven’t met our daughter. But it’s been amazing being a little bubble and I’ve tried to make the best…

Paula’s story

I have 3 girls (I know 🤯) age 5, 2 and 5 months. My husband works off shore for months at a time and had done extended trips during my pregnancy due to travel restrictions. We also have no real support to…

Rachel’s story (Mum & You mum)

When lockdown 1.0 hit, I was in that blissfully unaware state that this was a very short term thing and everything would be back to normal soon. I remember telling friends with autumn weddings not to worry, it would…

Rhian’s story

Last year was a really interesting one for me as I went back to work on 23rd March (first lockdown!!) after a year off for family leave. We adopted our little boy in 2019 and he’s now three. So it has been a huge…

Rosie’s story

Hello. I’d like to share my story as a Mother. I have two lovely children, Pietro who is 3 years old and Lucia who is 1 year old. They say “It takes a village to raise a child.” and how more difficult…

Sian’s story

Sian’s positive birth story… I’m Sian, I’m 35 and I have two children: Bobby who is 3 and Demi who is 6 months. The past year has been interesting to say the least and I cannot say that it…

Silvia’s story (Mum & You mum)

I’m Silvia, one of the mums behind Mum & You. This is a bit of my 2020 story. We live in Barcelona – and the first wave of the pandemic was specially hard for us. I’m a mum of…

Claire E’s story

Hello, I’m a first time mum, I’m 38. I found out I was pregnant at the end of January last year but decided not to tell anyone until after my 12 week scan and Harmony test. Unfortunately the Harmony…