2 06, 2015

A Year Of This

By | June 2nd, 2015|birth, breastfeeding, Parenting|5 Comments

Exactly a week from today is the 9th June 2015. My 7 pound 12oz little baby boy will be a one year old. I want next week to be about him and the celebration, and so I thought this would be a good time to have my own little "moment". It feels huge. I call it "this" [...]

20 01, 2015

Just Go With It

By | January 20th, 2015|birth, cleaning, cooking, fatigue, housework, Parenting, pregnancy, pressure, sleep|0 Comments

I remember the week before I gave birth to my son Billy, I cleaned. The bathrooms, the kitchen, the floors, the skirting boards. It was extreme nesting and a bit obsessive to be fair. As my due day came and passed each day after felt like an eternity. I felt completely out of my comfort [...]

29 07, 2014

A Baby’s Life

By | July 29th, 2014|birth, breastfeeding, Health, lactation, newborn, nipple shields, osteopathy, pregnancy|0 Comments

Billy was a busy man last week. Literally every single day we had to attend an appointment of some sort. We had his six week check-up in the Coombe Hospital, then the regular six week check-up with the GP, a visit from a Lactation Consultant (I'll get to that) and finally a trip to the [...]

2 07, 2014

Baby Byrne’s Birth Story

By | July 2nd, 2014|birth|14 Comments

He's here!!!!! I say he because we always knew he was going to be a boy. Or at least we were told it was 85% sure that he would be. We decided to find out the sex but keep it a secret for a couple of different reasons but mainly because there were a lot [...]

22 05, 2014

A Natural Birth.

By | May 22nd, 2014|birth|14 Comments

Good evening and welcome to day 7 of Tracey's maternity leave. So far the weather has been spiffing, the house has been gleaming, and I have consumed probably far too many cups of tea. It's been lovely. I've said it before but I really am no good at this 'relaxing' stuff. I truly believe that people [...]