Avocado Events

A couple of weeks ago, I attended my first event thrown by the fantastic Avocado Events which was held at Paul Stride in York.

I have followed Avocado Events since the beginning of 2017 and they’ve run some fantastic events for both mums and mum-to-be’s. I never got the chance to attend the events during my pregnancy so when this one came up, I jumped at the chance to go and take Freya along with me.

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Finding the right Maternity Denim

As an avid wearer of jeans and a hoody, getting pregnant at the start of the year rung alarm bells when it came to my maternity style. I struggled with the change in my body shape and trying to dress for work everyday became a real challenge. My trusty jeans lasted as long as a hair bobble would stretch to keep them done up and then it suddenly became time to actually buy some maternity jeans.

I visited several changing rooms in my attempt to find the right pairs of jeans to see me through to the end of my pregnancy before I finally settled on a pair of skinny jeans and a pair of boyfriend jeans. These were fab and now that Freya is here; are packed away in storage for any future pregnancies. During my search I came across Mothercare’s Denim range which has a huge selection of denim options. When looking through the website, I chose 3 of my favourite pairs to test at home and see how well they worked for the pregnant lady.

The Girlfriend Jeans

These jeans are super comfortable and very giving with the stretchy band that allows you to where them over the bump and under. I am still wearing all of my stretchy maternity jeans now Freya has arrived as none of my pre-pregnancy jeans fit my mum tum yet.

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5 Things I left out about our labour and birth story

Yes the title is true, I’m sharing 5 things that I didn’t share in my previous post about our labour and birth story.

The reason I missed them out is partly down to being forgetful and partly for thinking there might be some things people don’t want to read. But then I remembered that when I was pregnant and reading these posts, I wanted to know gory details as I felt better prepared for the worst case scenario. So here we go…

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