Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bye Bye Baby

The Baby is definitely no longer a baby.  Obviously, I’ve known this for a long time, I’ve just been in denial.  How can my baby girl be a little girl already?  But with an actual baby being around for almost a month now, there is definitely no denying it; she is a Proper Little Girl.  And so to that end The Baby can no longer be known as The Baby. … Continue reading


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Things I Had Forgotten About Breastfeeding

And so to continue on a theme…

The little sucking noises and murmurs of satisfaction that breastfeeding elicits are simply beautiful.

It gives me chance to just be with my baby, Little Pea concentrating on feeding and me concentrating on Little Pea.  Armageddon could be happening, but if it coincided with a breastfeed, I wouldn’t notice it at all.

Breast milk on baby’s breath smells better than… Continue reading


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Things I Had Forgotten About Newborns…

…that I’m quickly remembering

Newborns feed.  A lot.  An awful lot.  In fact, in the last 8 days, that’s really all Little Pea has done.  I’ve barely seen his whole face, just one half at a time while it’s butted up against my boobs.

Newborns poo a lot.  Second only in frequency to feeding.  However, the smell of newborn poo is strangely alluring.  I say alluring, that’s probably… Continue reading


Filed under Little Pea, The (Dummy) Mummy


Last Sunday started early.  Very early, in fact, thanks to The Baby waking at ten to one in the morning and not settling back to sleep until well after two.  Having eventually got back to sleep, I was strangely aware of drifting in and out of sleep between contractions.  I managed to stay conscious long enough to realise that these contractions felt a little different to those that I had… Continue reading


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