Earlier, I read a post on a Facebook page dedicated to the politics of breastfeeding. It was asking the question whether people felt that a large barrier to breastfeeding is a modern mother’s expectations of maintaining a social life after pregnancy. It really got me thinking, not just about breastfeeding, but about first-time motherhood in general.
Monthly Archives: February 2013
My poor blog, I barely seem to get chance to post anything these days. Mainly because I am knackered. My knackeredness has been made worse the last couple of weeks due to Little Pea enduring an ear and throat infection, bronchiolitis, and cutting three new teeth, all timed beautifully to coincide with my return to work. Nights of constant feeding, of stripping vomit-covered nightclothes off Pea and myself, and of… Continue reading
Saturday night saw the most harrowing event happen in the Edspire house. This tragedy has hit me really hard, harder than I feel it ought, and I’m left now with a sense of guilt overhanging the grief I am feeling for Matilda Mae.
I never met her, I never met her mum or dad or her older brother and sister. I followed Jennie’s blog, particularly just after… Continue reading