• 046/365-2013 – My poor baby 1

    046/365-2013 – My poor baby

    Just look at my poor baby, this is how he looked this evening after a trip to the hospital earlier today for further blood tests. He was having tests to check this thyroid function as a result of my underactive thyroid in pregnancy, then when we arrived at the children’s ward the nurses took one […]

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  • 037/365-2103 – Home 2

    037/365-2103 – Home

    Waking up at home this morning was lovely, I had missed how Little Bean and Beanie Boy would wake me up each morning with a kiss and a cuddle. This morning they were so excited to have us home and wanted to give their baby brother a big kiss and cuddle too. Look at how […]

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  • 036/365-2013 – Transitional Care/Coming Home 3

    036/365-2013 – Transitional Care/Coming Home

    I woke up this morning feeling much more human than yesterday. We had a really good night, near perfect in fact. Jelly Bean woke up every 3 hours for a feed like clockwork and because I wasn’t expressing I was able to get straight off to sleep as soon as he had finished feeding which […]

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  • 035/365-2013 – Transitional Care Day 2 4

    035/365-2013 – Transitional Care Day 2

    Our first night back in hospital was beyond tough, I had been told to set an alarm to feed him expressed breast milk every 3 hours throughout the night. What this meant was giving him the bottle, winding him, then expressing milk ready for the next feed. Sounds quite simple really but in reality, he […]

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  • 034/365-2013 – Transitional Care 5

    034/365-2013 – Transitional Care

    After coming home from hospital on the Friday things hadn’t been going so well with Jelly Bean. Labour had been really quick (more about that in a post to come) and as a result he was full of mucus. Despite having skin to skin contact immediately and trying to get him to nurse he wasn’t […]

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