6.8.2019 11:25 am
Your breastfeeding journey is yours.
Having just had my third baby about a month ago, I can confirm that every breastfeeding journey is unique for both mother and baby. With each baby, I have had vastly different experiences and even though I can now say I am more confident, breastfeeding my third child has been equally challenging.
Every birth is unique and even if you are on your 5th child, you never know what your next birthing experience will bring
Stories of mistreatment in hospitals for birthing mothers and child loss due to perceived negligence should never be a #metoo campaign
When choosing your favourite baby product, quality does not always have to be synonymous with expensive
That first week coming home with your newborn baby brings so many emotions that it’s hard to figure out where to start. Here are a few tips to get you going…
The fight against postpartum can be life or death, the feelings are powerful and real.
I believe that there is not a lot of preparation one can go through to completely be ready for parenting. This is true for first-time parents. I got the shock of my life when I kept getting confronted by one thing after another with my daughter.
My plan to have a well planned and timed c-section with a carefully curated playlist and all and my plan to have my tiny bundle of joy in a bassinet next to my hospital bed on her first night on earth were both disseminated.
Parenthood presents us with a new reality that we have never been confronted with.We walk into a hospital as single individuals and we walk out with a plus one. We stay with the little ones for four to five months and one day we have to go back to work and this gives any parent some form of anxiety.
I felt the aches and pains and went through it all, and today I sit with the very reason for those pains and she makes it all worth it.
Attachment parenting is quite a controversy in the parenting circles and as a parent, I can understand why. I’ve learned that parenting is about instinct and mostly winging it. There is no rule book, Only a million parenting opinions.
When it all just gets too much, how do we survive? When the world around us seems to be crashing in? We can’t breathe, feel or move… How do we crawl out of that dark hole?
I saw a post on Social Media about having a cesarean that really struck a nerve with me. And I’ve been thinking about how I can discuss the issue it dealt with in a way that honours all the varied opinions on it… but I guess there is no better way than to just be HONEST! (So here goes.)
Nobody ever said that being a mother would be easy… In fact, if we each think back to our baby showers. I’m almost positive that some mothers had a little twinkle in their eye. They knew what was coming.