BAD DAYS, BABY BLUES & BEING HONEST

Since having Freddie almost six months ago, I have felt like I’ve been on a particularly relentless emotional rollercoaster. Never before have I experienced such extremes; overwhelming happiness and then feelings of hopelessness and the worry, my god the worry.

When the midwife first put Freddie on my chest, I remember tears streaming down my face and being unable to express anything other than ‘Is this my baby? This is my baby?’. I have never ever felt happiness and pride like I did that day. But almost as soon as he arrived the worry set in. Was he comfortable? Was he happy? What did he need? Was he in pain? Could I make him happy? Why was he crying? Why had he slept so long? Did I need to wake him?  View Full Post

FIVE THINGS PEOPLE TOLD ME PRE-BABY  ( & FIVE I WISH THEY HAD!)

Since having my baby boy I have spent a lot of time (hello night feeds and cluster feeding) reflecting on advice and anecdotes I had heard whilst pregnant and what, in hindsight I actually wish I had known. Nothing can really prepare you for the roller coaster that is motherhood but I hope this post helps or at least amuses you if you are currently pregnant, it certainly would have helped me! If you have had your baby I would love to hear your thoughts on these as well.

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