It’s no secret that most new parents dream of getting a better night sleep. Some babies are better sleepers than others – some babies sleep in short bursts while others sleep through the night very early on. Every baby has its own sleeping pattern, and it rarely aligns with its parent’s desire for sleep.
Having a baby can be both exciting and daunting. There often feels like there is a lot to consider. What can be lots of fun however is putting together your baby’s nursery.
When you’re looking for the perfect gift for a friend who has recently given birth, it’s common to focus on gifts for the baby. However, if you really want to get her something she’ll appreciate, why not buy something purely for mum?
The Mokee Mini Cot (£89.95) is one of the most stylish of cots around and available at an affordable price – and you can win one here.
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.
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.
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.
Night feeds are often one of the things new parents struggle with the most. I’ve heard some parents say that they share these with their partner, but the bulk of these often fall to mummies, especially if you are breastfeeding. I did all the night feeds with all four children. At ten months my youngest […]