Baby Care, Motherhood

The First Tooth

Everyone talks about 'just wait until they're teething' but you get a whole new understanding of this phrase when you actually go through it. For us we started experiencing this joyous phase just after Baby B hit the 4 month mark, and we had not 1 but 2 teeth at the same time. From my… Continue reading The First Tooth

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Motherhood

Struggling with Silent Reflux

At around the age of 4 weeks it became apparent to us that something was going on with Baby B which was causing her some major upset. She was repeatedly pulling away from her bottle and would have sudden episodes where it looked like she was choking and panicked at any moment. Thankfully I at… Continue reading Struggling with Silent Reflux

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Accepting Help With A New Baby

It can be very difficult to know when to accept help as a new parent, I definitely struggled with the concept of anyone helping me in any way and almost felt like I should just be getting on with things. The initial offers of help were from my husband's side of the family as they… Continue reading Accepting Help With A New Baby

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The Labour Delivery Room

With labour quickly approaching last August it became quite apparent to me that there were some expectations that were definitely not going to be met. Primarily - My mother in law wanted to be notified that I had gone into labour so she could rush up to the hospital to support us. No way. Don't… Continue reading The Labour Delivery Room

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3 Things I Wish I’d Known About Having A Newborn

No matter how much reading I did, nothing could prepare me for the experience of actually caring for a newborn, let alone my own little person. There are definitely some things I learn't along the way which I wish I knew beforehand though and some things I miss. Cuddles - I wish I had let Baby… Continue reading 3 Things I Wish I’d Known About Having A Newborn