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I Didn’t Know About Prenatal Anxiety—Until It Happened to Me

First published on MyDomaine.com HERE, this account of my pregnancy experience addresses the little-discussed challenge of pre-natal anxiety and the impact it can have on your happiness, mental health and pre-birth preparation.  When you’re unsuccessfully trying to get pregnant, your evening dreams and daytime reveries are often occupied with imagining…
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Home Sweet Home: Nursery Tour

Putting a nursery together is one of the nicest tasks of pregnancy preparation, and so closely tied to the nesting instinct. But while I loved decorating my baby’s room, I also found it made me feel anxious with superstitions often playing on my mind. That constant fear of what ‘could’…
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Two Trimesters Of Getting Dressed & What I’ve Learnt

It’s not news that dressing a bourgeoning bump can be a challenge—grappling with a constantly changing body shape which goes through random growth spurts over the nine months of pregnancy is clearly no cakewalk. However, you don’t need to entirely ditch your personal style just because you’ve got a little…
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Work Rewards: Home Sweet Home

While I’m still not *quite* finished, after 16 months of saving, mood-boarding and making costly mistakes, our flat is finally furnished. When I say it has taken all of my money over the past year-plus, I mean it. Last Christmas my boyfriend Haden and I bought each other a chair,…
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From Caravan To Catwalk: Fashion Designer Amy Powney On Making It Against All Odds

Amy Powney is the powerhouse creative director behind London based independent label Mother of Pearl  which has just presented yet another critically acclaimed Fashion Week show. When you think of fashion designers, it’s almost impossible to ignore the visions of gilded lifestyles and Zoolander-esque theatrics, but Amy is so resolutely grounded and humble it can be hard…
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Infertility, Early Pregnancy & Social Media: How To Cope

Consuming social media when you can’t get pregnant can be a hugely miserable experience; trying to engage with social media when you’re in the early stages of pregnancy presents further challenges. Here Katherine Ormerod talks about her experiences and offers a frank, highly personal account of her journey to motherhood…
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