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A brand new baby: 1 week and 4 days old…. Childbirth and Contractions

We had a baby boy 1 week and 4 days ago! Baby AJ… a bouncing baby boy born 2.42pm on Thursday 18th June 2015, 7lb 7 ounces. We were expecting a girl so this really was a surprise. For those … Continue reading

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Day 323: Blood and snot

I had one of the worst days so far as a mother. My mum and aunt were round and they were looking after Lo-Lo while I cooked Mouskaka. It’s worth mentioning that she has been feeling awful, teething, runny nose, … Continue reading

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Day 159: Bump

Feeling pretty awful today. Whilst practicing sitting today, I had planted her on her play-mat with cushions scattered around her like fluffy bodyguards. I was close by as well keeping an eye on it all. She wobbled and fell backwards. … Continue reading

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Day 118: FRANCE 5 les dents

Happy 17week birthday Lo-Lo (& to Ems for yesterday). In short there’s not been too much to report today other than a good lunch in town, wine shop visit, some ridiculous strawberry meringue Elliott bought and Lo-Lo went for a … Continue reading

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Day 44: A strategy to help the nips heal

I give up. Everyone normally assumes bad latching when you have sore nips. Fair enough. Then there is thrush, mastitis and a few others to add to the list including cracked nips. Truth is, the whole breastfeeding thing is painful … Continue reading

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Day 7: getting better

I don’t want to tempt fate but… Breastfeeding has got a tiny bit less painful. I’m thinking this may be because the cracking has started to heal and hopefully because they’re getting used to it. Apparently or so I’m told … Continue reading

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