Category Archives: second baby

Peer Support

When I had Ted I felt completely lost. I knew how to look after babies so I thought everything would be fine, but those babies weren’t my baby and I didn’t know how different it would be. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Happy new routine…?

We’re a week in to 2014 now and I haven’t written a standard Happy New Year blog because, quite frankly, I think the whole thing is a load of rubbish. To me New Year’s Eve is just a night filled … Continue reading

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The truth about second babies

There were so many things I was scared of when I was expecting Ben but the reality of having a second baby is vastly different. Here’s what I’ve learned: * the “my newborn’s so beautiful” feeling you remember from last … Continue reading

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Bottle-feeding

I wrote this post a few weeks ago but didn’t feel ready to share it until now. It’s still hard to find the courage to press the ‘publish’ button but I think it’s important. Be gentle. When I had Ted … Continue reading

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From only child to big brother

Ted’s now been a big brother for over a week and he seems to have accepted that Ben’s not going anywhere. You may recall I was worried about a lot of things when I was pregnant and one of the … Continue reading

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Childbirth take two

On Friday the 1st of October I headed off to QMC to see my consultant again. The previous week I had told her I respectfully hoped I wouldn’t see her again so she knew how fed up I was to … Continue reading

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Introducing Ben

Benjamin Christopher, a beautiful baby brother for Ted, was born at 18.17 on 01/10/13 weighing a diddy 8lb 4 1/2oz.

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Second baby fears

I’m due to give birth to baby number two in just over three weeks and I’ve been scared through most of the pregnancy. I have to admit that now it’s so close I’m more excited than anything else (and maybe … Continue reading

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