Hi new mummy! It probably feels weird even hearing yourself referred to as a mummy! I’m no expert on this mummy stuff in fact I get it wrong all the time, but there are a few things that I wish someone had said to me when I was starting out and so i’m going to say them to you.
1. It doesn’t matter how your baby came out. Vaginal birth or caesarean, drugs or no drugs, home birth or hospital birth or birth in a field surrounded by singing unicorns – you still end up with the same baby. Please don’t waste your time and energy feeling like you have failed somehow if your birth didn’t go the way you had hoped.
Are you reading this cramped in the corner of a toddler bed while repeatedly singing ‘You are my Sunshine’ and patting a small persons back?
Maybe you have a small child attached to one boob and you are squinting at your phone out of one eye while holding it down the side of your lap?
Did you find this post by googling ‘help my baby never sleeps!’? If you did I’m really sorry I cannot help you! Continue reading