Stop – I’m here to help!
First thing is first: please, please remember that she is a woman. Not just a Mum-to-be, not just a boiled egg struggling into her maternity pants after eating too many mince pies (…This is a very self reflective post) and she isn’t just a baby. You can buy her something and not feel guilty – in fact, she might have her confidence boosted a little – as the due date arrives quickly and those surprise family visits mean baby gets spoiled but Mum?
The Pamper Hamper
– Pyjamas or nightwear. Brushed cotton and warm preferably, in a big size. I usually sit between a twelve and a fourteen, but since growing my bump I’m much more at home in sixteen to eighteen and I don’t actually boast a huge bump. They lie better and when you lay in bed, they move better with your body and you don’t feel as restricted!