Hello wonderful Boo! So today you are seven months old – another month gone in the blink of an eye! I loved writing down a snapshot of you last month so much I thought I’d try and do it more regularly. I only wish I’d started sooner! At seven months, you: * weigh 18lb 8 … More Seven months
Hi gorgeous girl You are six months old today. Half a year, gone by in a flash! I am amazed at how quickly it has gone, yet it also feels like you have always been here. At the moment, you: * weigh 17lb 11 * wear size 6-9m clothes, just moved into them this week … More Letter to Boo at six months!
When I was pregnant, I liked the idea of using cloth nappies – you could get them in all sorts of fun colours and patterns, and surely it would feel nicer for baby to wear cloth rather than disposables. However, I wasn’t sure whether it would just end up being too complicated – figuring out … More Cloth bum! To go re-useable?
I had decided that I wanted to give breastfeeding a go with my new baby. There were many reasons for this – that it was free, no faffing around preparing bottles in the early hours, as well as it being better for baby. For something so natural, breastfeeding can actually be really difficult to get … More Breastfeeding tips for new mums
My daughter is now nearly 13 weeks old and it feels like it has flown and like she’s been here forever both at once! I thought now would be a good time to reflect back and give the tips I wish someone had told me / that I was grateful for knowing in those early … More 10 tips for new mums
I thought it may be useful to look back at the hospital bag I had packed and what I might do differently next time! I had packed the bag thinking that hopefully I wouldn’t need to stay in hospital long, but packing enough just in case I did have to stay in a day or … More Hospital Bag – revisited
Despite initial reservations, I have decided to join Bloglovin and give it a go. I’d love for anyone else on there to follow me and I’ll be transferring all my followed blogs over there! Follow my blog with Bloglovin
So, 10 weeks later, I’ve finally found some time to sit down and write my birth story. I’m so glad I have, as so many details are already fuzzy. I had been hoping to avoid an induction, but unfortunately Annabelle had other ideas. I had been for acupuncture and spent far too long on my … More Birth Story (A long one!)
So, it’s been a while! I’d like to introduce our beautiful daughter Annabelle Rose, who finally made her appearance on 12 December. She’s just perfect! Since then we’ve been trying to get used to life as a family of three, which I will share more of in future posts. Suffice to say, I have no … More Introducing…!
Whilst on our “stork walk” or tour of the maternity unit, we were told that each room has an iPod dock and CD player to enable us to listen to music of our choice whilst giving birth, and the midwife asked whether we had put together our playlists yet. I have to admit, I’d not … More Music to give birth to…!