Dream Feed

If you’d asked me a year ago what a dream feed was, I’d probably reminisce about the secret midnight feasts we’d have growing up. There’d be quavers, custard creams, breadsticks and anything else we could sneak out of the kitchen. Actually, thinking back, perhaps we should have opted for some quieter snacks. No wonder we got caught all the time! Although that’s probably also due to the fact that our midnight feasts were in fact at about 10pm when our parents were still awake, because let’s be honest, midnight was far too late!

Anyway, that went on a bit long. I’ve forgotten why I’m even here. Oh yes. The dream feed. Here’s what it’s really about.

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Pain Relief in Labour

You may have noticed that I am not a woman. I’ve never given birth to a baby, and I will never know if childbirth actually hurts as much as a kick in the bollocks. Although I have an idea.

Yet despite all of this, I am aware of the taboo surrounding the choice of pain relief available to those ladies trying to squeeze something the size of a watermelon through something the size of a f*****g kiwi! Bravo ladies, bravo.

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Let’s Talk About NCT

I’d heard about NCT, but never really knew what it was. I just kind of imagined a room full of pregnant women all lying on the floor, leaning on their partners, making all kinds of crazy sounds while they practiced breathing techniques.

It turns out there’s a lot more to it than that. Although I should mention that there was this one time (at band camp) in one session where all the women were lying on the floor, leaning over a chair or sitting on a ball, being cuddled, stroked, massaged and spooned by their partner. But that was as weird as it ever got. I promise.

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Top Tips for an awesome Babymoon

According to the Collins English Dictionary, the phrase “Babymoon” was initially used in the mid-nineties to describe a bonding period between parents and baby immediately after a child’s birth.

Nowadays the phrase is mostly used to refer to a holiday or vacation that a couple who are expecting their first child take while they are waiting for that little bundle of joy / sleep steeler to arrive.

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