And when I say “we”, I of course mean “why the baby uses a dummy, and why we encourage her”. Our daughter is just under two months old now. I’m not sure where the time has gone! She sleeps amazingly well (with some exceptions!) and doesn’t really cry very much. I think part of that… Read More Why we use a dummy
What a melodramatic title, right? I have friends, still, so it’s not entirely accurate. It’s just that I miss some specific friends. (Just as a note, this post has been a bit tricky to write. I’ve been trying to keep it vague so that I don’t actually identify anyone, but obviously that means I can’t go into… Read More I miss my friends
I’ve written before about my decision to breastfeed and our journey with feeding. I’m ever so lucky when it comes to breastfeeding. All of my friends with small children breastfeed, and my mum fed me for nearly a year. They’re all happy to give advice, but aren’t overbearing with it – the best kind! They… Read More So you want to breastfeed…?
Before baby arrived, I was committed to breastfeeding. After the slightly traumatic birth, we weren’t able to start immediately – I actually have no idea when I first fed her. But I definitely tried that first evening, and every day after. I thought it went fairly well at first. No pain, although I could tell… Read More Breastfeeding vs bottle feeding
I’m the first to admit that my baby is wonderful. She’s an excellent sleeper in general. You hear about sleep deprivation constantly before the baby arrives, and you dread it, and… in our case it was all for nothing. We regularly get 12-6am stretches, and have done since about day eight. What can I say,… Read More Sleep deprivation with a newborn