I had my third and final baby during lockdown last June and I wanted to write down some of my thoughts and reflections. I hope it will be a positive reflection but realistic. 1. Hospital- the biggest worry was the build up. I didn’t want to go to the hospital but after 2 fairly complicated births a home birth just wasn’t an option for me. … Continue reading 5 reflections on having a baby during a global pandemic
We are basically producing enough snot to fill a reservoir right now. Gross I know but if you are reading this I am sure you feel my pain. I thought I would share some of the things we do when the children have sniffles. 1. It’s an absolute nightmare when they are full of snot because you can guarantee any sort of good sleep run … Continue reading 5 things I do to help with sniffly children
Nappy rash in a newborn is horrid. I remember looking at my first born’s bum and thinking I had broken him!! Now with number 3 we have some ways of reducing it.. I use the word reduce because we still have it at 4 weeks old. I am not sure of the science but I believe their bums have to go through a toughening up … Continue reading 5 ways we try to reduce nappy rash.
Weaning was genuinely the hardest thing I did with my son. I totally freaked out as I felt I was going to either make or break his love of food in those first few weeks. I am an over worrier yes, but thank god I had people around me guiding me through and helping me chill the hell out!! Here are some of the things … Continue reading 5 things I have learnt about weaning a baby.