Tag Archives : newborn

Would you use a dummy?


Dummies are one of those contentious subjects that everyone has opinions on –  whether they are a parent or not, and something people tend to ‘overshare’ their opinions on. In our NCT classes, we were provided with some questions to discuss as a couple before our new bundle of joy arrived, and one of them was: ‘Would you give your…

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10 things that happen to every new mummy……


Hoorah, your baby is finally here after 9 long months of waiting to meet him / her. They are the most precious thing in the world to you and it’s now all about nurturing them. But, what happens to you? 1.  Caffeine and sugar become the new staples in your diet Pass me the matchsticks please…….the lack of sleep combined…

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Newborn sleep – the truth! 


If you are anything like me, then you will have been very hung up on how much your baby sleeps at night, and expect it to get better week by week. But why? Why do we get so fixated on this? BABY BOOKS! So, I thought I’d get organised prior to the little man arriving and read some baby books…

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10 week old baby, when did that happen?! 


The past 10 weeks have been emotional, VERY emotional! I put that down to hormones, lack of sleep (I used to NEED 8 hours), a crying baby and no “me” time. Life was different to say the least…… I worked in London Town, did a 9-5 (and some weekends) job as a pharmacist at a big London teaching hospital, ate…

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