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Reflections on motherhood #6: introducing solid foods

This post is the sixth in a series about my experiences of motherhood and what I wish I’d known before I had a baby. You can see the original post here. When I was six months pregnant, my husband and I … Continue reading

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Reflections on motherhood #5: busting some myths about bed-sharing

This post is the fifth in a series about my experiences of motherhood and what I wish I’d known before I had a baby. You can see the original post here. Looking back, I don’t think I gave the question of where … Continue reading

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Reflections on motherhood #4: the horrors of sleep deprivation

This post is the fourth in a series about my experiences of motherhood and what I wish I’d known before I had a baby. You can see the original post here. It has taken me a long time to get round … Continue reading

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Reflections on motherhood #3: the joys of babywearing

This post is the third in a series about my experiences of motherhood and what I wish I’d known before I had a baby. You can see the original post here. No, a few months ago I didn’t know that ‘babywearing’ … Continue reading

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Reflections on motherhood #2: What I wish I’d known about breastfeeding

This post is the second in a series about my experiences of motherhood and what I wish I’d known before I had a baby. You can see the original post here. I’ll let you in on a little secret. Before … Continue reading

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Reflections on motherhood #1: a transcendental birth experience

In my previous blog post I briefly listed ten things that I wish I had known before having a baby, and said I would expand on them one by one. This is the first in that series. I was so … Continue reading

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Ten things I wish I’d known before having a baby

The easiest thing to do is to trust your baby

Altering my expectations has helped me deal with the hard times much more easily Continue reading

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