Monthly Archives: June 2013

Day 33: shields

So i have to be honest. I’m trying nipple shields. And I have to say that they are good. They definitely help with the pain, mine are still sore after 4.5  weeks. It is a viscous cycle of course. You … Continue reading

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Day 32: All the things we love about our 1 month old Lo-Lo

You guessed it, Lo-lo was born one month today. At the time she was born (7.11am) she was happily ingesting milk off my 2nd boob for the 2nd time today. You are correct in thinking she did not sleep the … Continue reading

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Day 31: happy father’s day

Last night our baby slept for about 7.5 hours straight. Again with the feed, bath, feed, formula combination. Which makes me a little worried for tonight as she’s only had a feed and a bath and passed out… I’ll report … Continue reading

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Day 30: NCT Reunion and Dummies

So today we had our reunion with the NCT folks, all couples + NCT teacher Michelle. I’m sure some people would prefer to go to someone else’s house rather than have the hassle of hosting. I’m sadly one of those … Continue reading

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Day 29: 4 weeks today… how much should a baby sleep?

She’s 4 weeks old, hoorah!! And the last time we measured her she weighed in at 4.22 kg which means she’s almost gained a kilo from birth!… that’ll be all that eating. Last night we tried an experiment: feed at … Continue reading

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Day 28: 1st try with formula

So. I’m actually laughing to myself. I was feeding the baby at 8pm wondering how we were going to keep her up at least til 10pm so she didn’t go to bed to early. I laugh because it’s 11.45pm and … Continue reading

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Day 27: Hugs & Colic, solutions for a crying baby?

Today I tried a new tactic. I have simply given in and decided to hug the baby all day. Given in because I’m not overly a touchy feely person and normally during the day I’m aching to put her down … Continue reading

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Day 26: 1st proper day out alone

So today has been very interesting. We had our 1st proper day out, without the aid of hubby. baby was brilliant this morning. Fed at 9am and then gave me a whole 15 mins of awake but not crying time, … Continue reading

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Day 25; what can the baby see?

1st off, we’ve had a good day. A blessing i hope following our weekend from hell. She was up at 7am but then slept til 10am. This is the pattern I like. Grandma came round today and helped take the … Continue reading

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Day 24: The never ending feed

Friday we had a long journey up. I forgot my breastfeeding pillow. Who would have known it would be such a vital piece of equipment. I just could not get comfortable to feed and as it’s still painful it seemed … Continue reading

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