Latest articles with tag 'babies'
“Are they good for you?” … plus other annoying questions people ask when you’ve had a baby
When you’ve had a baby, especially if it’s your first baby lots of people will be asking lots of questions. It kind of seems to come with your new role as a mother – that you are on the receiving end of all of this.
The postnatal check: Is it me?
Is it me or is the postnatal check a bit of a joke?
Maybe in other parts of the UK this is a thorough check of mother and baby by a caring professional…rather than a colossal waste of time, but that has never been my experience.
Did you have a name for your baby bump?
Did you have a nickname for your bump when you were pregnant? A poll of 1,500 mums and dads revealed nine in 10 used an alternative name for their baby while pregnant, with ‘Button’, ‘Sprout’ and ‘Pebble’ also popular monikers.
Struggling to conceive? What possible solutions have you considered?
I always think conception is an odd thing really. We spend what feels like a large part of our lives trying NOT to get pregnant, then a period of time TRYING to get pregnant, and then once again trying NOT to get pregnant.
Perceptions are strange things
Perceptions I find, can be strange things.
We are all guilty no doubt of having a perception of someone that turned out to be so inaccurate you feel embarrassed and a little stupid for missing the reality.
Children: what’s the magic number?
Everyone has an opinion on how many children you should have. Everyone seems to think there is a magic number. Really?
Exercises You Can do with Your Baby
Finding the time and energy to do some exercise after you’ve had a baby might be the last thing on your mind, but carrying out a gentle, light workout daily is a good way to help the body recover from pregnancy. Regular exercise has many benefits.
The fat suit Vs The giver of life
Becoming a mummy can create some tricky feelings. It can have a huge effect on how you feel about your body, largely because your body goes through so many changes in such a short space of time.