Why I Decided to Stay at University

University is hard enough sometimes with all the deadlines, essential reading, pressure to keep on top of everything and do well.  And one question everyone asked me when I first said I was pregnant was, “What about university?” I'd always done my best to take life as it came, never plan for the future because …

Week 35 – Baby Scares and Strangers

As the due date gets closer I can’t help but worry about the little things and I hadn’t felt the baby move as much as he normally would from Monday to Wednesday and had some discomforting pains in my lower abdomen, so naturally, I called the triage midwife. To ‘put my own mind at rest’ …

Financial Support

Money is always an issue for people even without a baby to save and plan for, and babies aren’t exactly cheap. There’s the cot to buy, clothes, furniture, prams and other little things that all add up. Depending on your financial situation, there could be something that you’re entitled to in order to support yourself …