Label: New parents
Babywearing + singing = bliss!
This is Life had the pleasure of visiting a choir consisting of mums on maternity leave and their babies. The feelgood factor is high ...
Pregnancy podcasts - top 3 picks
Pregnancy podcasts are a brilliant resource before, during and after pregnancy and birth. We share our top picks.
Birth stories: Our preemie miracle
Haydn still had another three months left in the womb when he was born by emergency c-section. As a preemie, he had a tough start to life but pulled through.
Overjoyed and terrified at the same time
“I called my mum after our first IVF attempt to tell her we might be expecting within a month. We both cried. She’d gone through a similar experience before she adopted me.”
“I’ve never felt so inadequate.”
“The first year was a nightmare. He cried constantly but there wasn’t a lot I could do to comfort him. He just wanted his mum.”
“I just wanted other guys to share that experience with.”
“Becoming a father is actually a big thing. But no-one asked me how I felt. The midwife only talked to my wife.”
New mum? What I wish someone would have told me
Mother-of-three Karla Reed has put together a list of 4 things that she wish people would have told her as a new mum.
Having a second child – the two under two club
When you have two under two, the common impression is that “you have your hands full”, but it doesn’t have to be that way: common sense tips can make all the difference.