It's okay to co sleep, your baby might not settle in their moses basket and that's perfectly normal. Here are the co sleeping safety guidelines. You have a choice. You don't HAVE to be induced, you don't HAVE to have a hospital birth, you don't HAVE to do x,y,z. Cluster feeding is normal when breastfeeding. … Continue reading Things Midwives Forget To Tell Mothers
I think most of us have a well meaning family member or friend who tries to dish out their unsolicited advice. It's funnier when they don't even have children and they try to tell you that picking your child up when they're upset will lead to them being a spoilt little shit and they will … Continue reading Thanks For The Advice But I Won’t Leave My Baby To Cry
Before I was pregnant, before I even fathomed the idea of looking after a human spawn, I used to think that parenting was a walk in the park. I used to see toddlers and children throwing tantrums in public and think '*ugh* Why can't parents just control their kid?' Now, I look at the parent … Continue reading Things I No Longer Believe About Parenting
*DISCLAIMER, the word 'cute' features in this blog post a lot* I love my baby. That's probably a good thing, right? I mean, there's a lot of things that make us good-parent material, and I'd say loving your child is probably up there in the top 10, at least. There are so many things that … Continue reading 10 Things I Love About My Baby
Ever heard of the phrase 'happy mummy, happy baby'? Of course you have. This phrase was originally created to help mommas who were suffering with post natal illnesses (or any mental health illnesses in fact), because its true; if mum is depressed or mentally ill then it is likely that the baby will pick up … Continue reading Why The Phrase Should Be Happy Baby Happy Mummy
Well, apart from the fact that he has an ASBO and goes out drinking every night, yeah he's alright. I flipping hate this question, is he good? What does this mean? How can a baby not be good? 'Oh, I meant does he sleep well at night?' Ooooh of course! I forgot, a baby who … Continue reading Is He A Good Baby?
I think all mums have gone through this at some point, unless you're one of those rare breeds who have baby who sleeps 12 hours a night every night without fail. (And if that's you then... in the nicest possible way, I don't want to know.) Until recently, Freddie would get tired around 6pm, so … Continue reading This Is What Bed Time With A Baby Looks Like