That Shoot For Two

Just a couple of days before our little Miz arrived I was contacted by photographer Libia Arteaga for a pregnancy shoot. I had already done a photo shoot during my first pregnancy so I had not intended to do one again this time around. I just thought the fact that my baby bump had been captured already once…

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My Second Pregnancy: The Third Trimester

I know that at this stage I should maybe write about a different topic. Those who follow me on Instagram may know that a lot has changed in the past months. That said, I just feel the need to finish the whole pregnancy story ( it may be my German is or my Virgo sign ?)…

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How I Prepared for Childbirth (incl. Postpartum)

  Recently, I read a post that questioned the whole idea about writing a birth plan; arguing with the fact that childbirth is an event which can’t be planned. Although I agree with the latter – childbirth is indeed an event where we don’t know upfront which exact course it’ll take ( I guess that my first birth…

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…And Then We Were Four!

On Friday, May 27th early in the morning our little Miz was born safe and peacefully in our home. What had taken almost forty weeks to build up suddenly became reality: we became a family of four! Since then, we’re getting to know each other and are taking it really slow. Hence, the silence here…

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Pregnancy Style: Indigo Blue is the Warmest Colour

Lets be honest: a lot of pregnancy clothing comes in the colour black, making it classic and versatile; just easy to combine. I’ve been wearing lots of it and focused on feeling comfortable. With the belly becoming bigger and bigger and my body accommodating more and more weight, finding the right amount of comfort was…

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Babymoon in Hamburg

During my first pregnancy, my man and I had gone on a two week long baby moon to Tulum in Mexico. Friends and family had advised us to go on a last vacation, just the two of us, before the arrival of our baby. Looking back, we were so glad to have listened to them…

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Why I Choose Hypnobirthing

When I was pregnant with the little bird, I had booked a birth preparation class for my man and myself. I was not so much looking for information regarding the pregnancy (it’s all on the web, right ?) but wanted us to take this as an opportunity to get together into the whole “pregnancy/baby/birth/postpartum“ groove. For…

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Pregnancy Yoga

  At the begging of my first pregnancy, I was not really looking for a special pregnancy sport class. On the one hand, I did not feel the need and on the other side, the idea of being in a room with pregnant women only, well…it kind of put me off. Instead, I started from early…

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Cherry Blossom in Amsterdam

 I love about Amsterdam that I still get to discover new places. For instance, until last week I had ignored the existence of the Japanese garden in the local forest, the Amsterdamse Bos. Featuring a field of cherry trees, this garden even has its own festival that takes place to celebrate the sakura season. During our Japan trip…

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My Second Pregnancy: The Second Trimester

  Every pregnancy has its surprises. That’s how I ended my post about my first trimester. When entering the second trimester, there were indeed a couple of other surprises which started to add a certain difference to this pregnancy. First of all, we found out that I am carrying a little miss. Although this had been my…

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