Nervous about labour!

I’m pregnant with my first child and am feeling quite nervous about the whole labour process. Is it as bad as ‘they’ all say? Does anyone have any tips on making it through?

To swaddle or not to swaddle?

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Hi mums, I’m wondering about your thoughts on swaddling? My little girl seems to fight it, and I spend more time re-swaddling when she wakes up because she’s broken out of it. She’s two months old and I’m considering ditching the swaddle, but I’m not sure if it’s too early. Would love your thoughts/tips please!

It’s all coming back to me now

Well  we are 6 weeks in and I can safely say everything I’d forgotten about life with a newborn is coming back to me now.  I now remember why my brain made me forget certain things in the first place! Here’s my list of what I’d wiped from my memory 1. Never again in your life will you have a … Read More

Help, how do I treat colic?

Mums I need your help! My 4 weeks old suffers from awful colic, especially in the afternoon. I’ve tried everything and nothing seems to work. Does anyone have any tips on how I can ease his suffering? Thanks!

Paging Dr. Google

Edward bouncer

It’s been 4 weeks since Edward’s arrival and the days (and sleepless nights) are flying! Things are starting to get easier, or at least slightly more predictable. But as you know, with a newborn that never lasts long! In the last month I’ve found myself calling on all resources for reassurance. My mum has been a god send, and my … Read More

We survived our first solo trip to the supermarket

I consider myself to be a smart woman, who, over the years, has accomplished some pretty damn good things in my work and personal life. But right now all of the skills I have learnt mean nothing. That’s because the task I currently have before me is completely foreign to me. I’m talking about raising two children. I’m nothing special, … Read More

I’d forgotten what it’s like to have a newborn

Edward

Hello outside world! It’s me Erin! Yes I’m still here, despite the fact we’ve barely left the house in over a week! We are smack bang in the midst of a newborn baby fog. I’d forgotten how all consuming those first weeks of parenthood are. Strapped to the couch with a newborn attached to your breasts for what can be … Read More