I heard a quote today which made me think: “Guilt over the little things usually means a bigger issue is troubling you” (source unknown). This made me consider my situation as a Mum and my constant feelings of guilt, as I know so many Mums can relate. We talk about “Mum-guilt” as though it isContinue reading “What is it that we really feel guilty about?”
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Dealing with postpartum anxiety.
Anxiety had never really been something I’d suffered with until I became a first time Mum. I had always felt slightly anxious in social situations but I wasn’t prepared for what hit me. The minute I became a Mum, I felt anxious about most things; feeding, burping, being up in the night, my daughter’s generalContinue reading “Dealing with postpartum anxiety.”
Time to bond with your baby.
I read something recently on an Instagram post which said, “that wave of love you feel when you first hold your baby”. I wasn’t even surprised. There seems to be a societal expectation for Mothers to feel this rush of love and have this instant bond with their baby and if they don’t, there isContinue reading “Time to bond with your baby.”
We are so lucky to have happy, healthy babies.
We should never forget how lucky we are to have our beautiful babies; happy, safe and at home. Some aren’t so lucky. I was watching a TV programme recently about families who had just had babies. They filmed six families, no 2 the same, every baby different and each set of parents handling it differently.Continue reading “We are so lucky to have happy, healthy babies.”
No shame in shitting yourself.
Labour, postnatal anxiety and the days in between. You’ll be forgiven for thinking that this blog post will be about labour… I can see why you might think that. We may as well start there though… get it out of the way… I was asked multiple times after giving birth whether I pooed myself duringContinue reading “No shame in shitting yourself.”