Posts Tagged ‘baby’

The Awesomeness Challenge: Smashed!

My Awesomeness Challenge for Hugo’s third birthday, and to celebrate the third anniversary of me being not dead went ahead as planned on Monday 20 February 2017…and I smashed it! Not only did I smash the fitness challenge itself – check out the video below for highlights of the 12 exercises – but my fundraising […] Read more…

Hugo’s Legacy In The News

  Hugo’s Legacy has been in the news. Awareness is a key component of Hugo’s Legacy: I am proud that I have been asked to talk about my boy in two major interviews recently. BBC Radio The first was a live radio interview for BBC Three Counties Radio. I was called by the producer out […] Read more…

I Thought We Had More Time

I thought we had more time. Precious photos, me posing proudly with my burgeoning bump. But those photos are too few: at 23 weeks, I thought we had more time. After diagnosis, in hospital, Hugo was not born that first night. More time granted. Precious time for my precious baby to grow, be strong. Transferred […] Read more…

The Facebook Motherhood Challenge

I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. On the one hand it is a brilliant way of keeping in touch with people, especially those who live overseas. Our ‘friends in our phones’ have been an invaluable support through difficult times – through Facebook Martin and I shared our time with Hugo, and we have got […] Read more…

Loved and Lost Babies Remembered

Much-loved babies were remembered at a special memorial service at St George’s Hospital on Sunday. The annual service is organised by the neonatal unit with the chaplaincy and funded by the unit’s charity, First Touch. I ventured down to London and the Northern Line (a three hour round trip) in honour of my Hugo. St […] Read more…

Thoughts for World Prematurity Day

Did you know one in 13 babies are born prematurely? Those babies, and their parents need very special support. That’s why World Prematurity Day (today, November 17) is crucial. It is a day where we think about babies born too soon, too small. It is a day where we celebrate the babies who went home. It […] Read more…

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