What bedding do I need for a newborn baby?

There is a lot of choice for newborn baby bedding – swaddling, blankets and sleeping bags. Each have pros and cons and each are personal preference. The NHS recommends that babies sleep in the same room as their parents until they are six months old. The main reason for this is to offer reassurance to…

The week that was

A few highs and lows this week and unfortunately, some illness again. We’re all better now though and excited for the week ahead. Here’s our snapshot… Sitting up – George has been sitting up with some help for about a month now. He would support his weight but lean slightly on me to stop himself…

5 newborn baby essentials

It’s easy to go overboard when you’re planning the arrival of a newborn baby. Clothes, furniture, feeding, picking a pram, bedding – the list is endless but the essentials are not. Out of everything we bought, I wanted to share the five most helpful/ essential items for us. Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Machine Obviously this…

Taking care of you

Babies are amazing. They are cuddly, smiley, smell amazing, love to play, give you unconditional love and eventually turn into fully grown people that are part of your family. Getting them here though takes quite a bit of work and can take its toll on your body. The first trimester was a constant battle of…

Moving into the nursery

Just over a month ago, we decided to move George into the nursery. He was 4 months old which, I know is before the recommended guidelines of 6 months. But, G is so long he was running out of space in the next to me crib and I didn’t want to wait until he outgrew…

Becoming a mummy

Five months ago today, I became a mummy. My husband and I welcomed our son, George into the world at 7.37am after four days in hospital. In what is a pretty small amount of time, I seem to have learned a hell of a lot from listening to healthcare professionals, reading endless amounts of articles…