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Mums Journey

Mum’s Journey: Coby is 2 Months Old Today!
8 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Coby is 2 Months Old Today!

Coby is two months old today and has been home for over four weeks now. How time flies!

On his due date, he weighed 3.46kg and was 50cm long. This means he’s really caught up in size, which is fantastic.

He’s started smiling a lot and enjoys having floor and tummy time. He is even big enough to go in a bouncer and has little rolls on his legs, which are super cute. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Our First New Year’s Eve with Coby
9 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Our First New Year’s Eve with Coby

It’s New Year’s Eve! We are away at the beach and we’ve had Coby home for nearly 2 weeks now. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Introducing Kim, an Amazing Medela Mum
9 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Introducing Kim, an Amazing Medela Mum

I am writing this from the Special Care Nursery, while I have a “kangaroo cuddle” with my little boy, Cody, who decided to arrive 8-weeks early. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Happy Chubba Bubba
11 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Happy Chubba Bubba

Where have the last 7 months gone? Miss Sophie is a happy Chubba Bubba and loves munching on anything and everything and the moment. The drool factor is high as we eagerly await her first tooth. Anytime soon would be great! Read More

Mum’s Journey: Time is Disappearing…
1 year ago

Mum’s Journey: Time is Disappearing…

Jeepers… almost 5 months have passed and I have no idea where the time has gone! Sophie and Anna are just gorgeous to watch. Sophie is constantly smiling and giggling at Anna and Anna is in awe of all of Sophie’s daily habits. Read More

Celebrating My Better Half and His Contribution to My Breastfeeding Journey
1 year ago

Celebrating My Better Half and His Contribution to My Breastfeeding Journey

I have often talked about the challenges and triumphs of breastfeeding my two daughters. That said, I have not talked much about the person who encouraged, supported and soothed me along the way – my husband Tim. In many ways, he made it all possible! Read More

Mum’s Journey: Winter Germs Make for Fussy Babies
1 year ago

Mum’s Journey: Winter Germs Make for Fussy Babies

This week, I was very stressed out! Sophie wouldn’t feed, either from me directly or from a bottle of expressed breast milk. Read More

Mum’s Journey: A Dad’s View of the Breastfeeding Journey
1 year ago

Mum’s Journey: A Dad’s View of the Breastfeeding Journey

I always want to be there for my wife, but, the baby wants breast, breast and more breast. So there is only so much I can do! Read More

Mum’s Journey: Help! My 3.5-Month-Old is Refusing to Breastfeed
1 year ago

Mum’s Journey: Help! My 3.5-Month-Old is Refusing to Breastfeed

A phone call from Lisa came through and I could tell all was not well. Lisa explained that Sophie had not been feeding at the breast very well for the last two days. In addition, she had started to refuse bottles of expressed breast milk too! Read More

Mum’s Journey: Breastfeeding is Sometimes Difficult, but, it’s Always Worth it!
1 year ago

Mum’s Journey: Breastfeeding is Sometimes Difficult, but, it’s Always Worth it!

Even before giving birth, I knew that the health benefits of breastfeeding were going to make me determined to give it my best shot. However, I quickly learned that breastfeeding, so often described as natural, can seem so unnatural. Read More