037/365-2103 – Home

037/365-2103 – Home 1

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 … Read more

036/365-2013 – Transitional Care/Coming Home

036/365-2013 – Transitional Care/Coming Home 2

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 … Read more

034/365-2013 – Transitional Care

034/365-2013 – Transitional Care 4

Returning home from the hospital on Friday, our journey with Jelly Bean took a challenging turn. His labour had been unexpectedly swift, a story I’ll delve into another time, leaving him congested with mucus. Despite immediate skin-to-skin contact and my efforts to nurse, he seemed disinterested, spending most of his first day in a deep … Read more

033/365-2013 – When Jelly Bean met Ella

033/365-2013 – When Jelly Bean met Ella 5

Karin and I have been friends since our girls were just 6 weeks old and we attended a baby music class together. Our girls have grown up together and their friendship is still strong despite the fact that they now go to different primary schools. When Beanie Boy was born Ella was so excited, they … Read more

032/365-2013 – First cuddles for Curly and the Beans

032/365-2013 – First cuddles for Curly and the Beans 6

Despite Jelly Bean being born during the early hours of the 31st January, I was extremely saddened that his siblings didn’t get to meet him until the following day. I had given birth on the Midwife Led Unit and was told shortly afterwards that I would probably be home by lunchtime. As the day went … Read more

038/365-2013 – Jelly Bean’s first outing

038/365-2013 – Jelly Bean’s first outing 8

Hubby has been on holiday with us this week to spend time getting to know Jelly Bean and to help me out at home. Today we decided that we wanted to get out of the house and just go for a walk somewhere but we forgot how time consuming it can be with a newborn … Read more