7 New Baby Essentials

You’ve got a new bub on the way, and lists of essential and must have items from all manner of source … here is the real list, the items you’ll really need that just aren’t glam enough for the fashion mags, nor requiring enough expert commentary for the parenting books…

What are they thinking?

Had appointment with Ob this morning for the 6 week checkup thing. He admired his handywork, the smiley face sitting just above my whatsit, asked a couple of questions about my wellbeing then launched into the “what are you doing for contraception?” Well, abstinence is working well for me at…

I must be a Super Mum

I survived the first week at home. New baby, school, kinder, swimming, gymnastics, coffee with friends – I did it all. Chippie even made his debut at Monkey Boy’s show and tell yesterday afternoon and made it home in time for the health nurse visit. I even checked and replied…

Kids know just what to say

De-cathetered and de-IV’d this morning. Hooray. Then they let me up for a shower … ahhhhh, bliss. I even got a belated breakfast (because the nursing staff forgot to mention I was now allowed to eat and/or order something for me, so the lovely kitchen lady organised some toast for…