Motherhood

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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Motherhood

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

Motherhood

Post Partum Hormones

Nothing and nobody could prepare me for how strong my emotions would be after I gave birth. I had of course read about the baby blues and how everything could be more intense but reading it and experiencing it are two very different things. With Baby B's cleft palate diagnosis I felt that I shut… Continue reading Post Partum Hormones