A doctor suggested we book in a C- section as I was overdue and the baby could be in distress. However, she seemed perfectly happy in there. Her heartbeat, etc. Everything was fine. I declined. I was going to have that peaceful water birth in a dimly lit room with some jazz music playing.
Disclaimer: At no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission for purchases made through links within this post. I was off work for quite a while before my due date. That meant tons of time on my hands to research and re-research things to prepare for your newborn baby's arrival. Boy, did I find more than I expected! I had to think back to my nephew's and niece's births and even further back to when one of my cousins was born about fifteen years ago to really put things into perspective. If I had to tell you…
I was in a catastrophic car accident almost 4 years ago. I'm not 100% but I don't need my wheelchair or cane anymore. I once thought having family was not in my cards because of this. I was wrong.
There’s a lot for mums of little babies to enjoy. Every moment is special because they’re changing so much so quickly. It can sometimes just be difficult to enjoy everything when you’re exhausted.
Breastfeeding makes you feel like your body is no longer yours and it takes some getting used to.
Sometimes I wake up and I am like “man I don’t know what I would do with [my wife]” Other times I wake up and I am like, “ why the heck am I with her she is getting on my last nerve”